Coastguard search to find missing 87-year-old man in Filey

Last night, Filey Coastguard were tasked to search for a missing 87-year-old man diagnosed with dementia.

Thursday, 25th April 2019, 9:49 am
Updated Thursday, 25th April 2019, 9:59 am
He has been reunited with his family safe and well

The team, alongisde Filey Police, Humber Coastguard information, Bridlington Coastguard Rescue Team and Filey lifeboat, gathered information and formulated a search plan to find the man who was unaccounted for from a property in the Flat Cliffs area of Filey

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After several hours of searching the beach, cliffs, ravines and gardens of surrounding properties in darkness the gentleman was reunited with his family safe and well.

In a coastal emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.