Major search for missing person at Lulworth

Major search for missing person at Lulworth

Published by George Sharpe at 5:37pm 24th September 2019. (Updated at 7:07am 25th September 2019)

A major search was carried out after a high-risk missing person's car was found at Lulworth Cove.

Lulworth Coastguard and Rescue team were called at 4.15pm on Monday afternoon to help Dorset Police.

Teams from Wyke and Kimmeridge were also involved.

The search lasted several hours.

The person was found just after it got dark. 

Helicopter called for high risk missing person
Helicopter called in search  for high risk missing person.

A spokesperson for Lulworth Coastguard said: 

"We worked with our SCOO, Kimmeridge Coastguard, Wyke Coastguard CRT, Weymouth Lifeboat, Rescue 175, Purbeck Police and Dorset Traffic Cops.

"Happily, after hours of searching in appalling conditions, the person found at Durdle Door holiday park.

"Massive thanks to all those involved."