Coastguard teams called out to assist police with the search for a missing teenager

Coastal rescue teams from Sunderland and Hartlepool were called out to assist Durham Constabulary in the search for a missing teenager.

Sunday, 29th August 2021, 9:51 am

Sunderland and Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were called out shortly after 6pm on Saturday, August 28, to help police carry out a search for a missing teenager in Crimdon.

Just as the search teams were being deployed, they received an update to say that the missing teenager had been located safe and well.

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Coastguard officers from Sunderland and Hartlepool were deployed to Crimdon to assist in the search for a missing teenager. Photo: Sunderland and Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Teams.

A spokesperson for the Coastguard said: “Coastguard officers from Sunderland and Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team were called out this evening to carry out a search for a missing teenager at Crimdon.

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"We met with family members and officers from Durham Constabulary and a search plan was formulated.

"As search teams were deploying we received and update from the police that they had located the missing person away from the coast safe and well."

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