Missing man found ‘safe and well’ after search

PUBLISHED: 09:38 04 February 2017 | UPDATED: 09:38 04 February 2017

HM Coastguard is calling for people to stay safe and avoid coastal areas during Storm Doris.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

HM Coastguard is calling for people to stay safe and avoid coastal areas during Storm Doris. PHOTO: Nick Butcher


A man, who was reported as missing in the Great Yarmouth area, has been found “safe and well.”

Norfolk police officers and the HM coastguard rescue team from Gorleston were called out on Saturday morning following reports that a man was missing.

A spokesman for the coastguards said they were alerted at 5.20am “to assist Norfolk police” in the search for a “missing male.”

The spokesman added: “After a search of the beach area between North Denes and Caister, the male was reported as being found safe and well.”

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