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Hoax Call Sparks Major Rescue Operation


9:46am 11th October 2012

A hoax call sparked a major rescue operation last night in Weymouth.

Wyke Coastguard Rescue Team, Weymouth Inshore Lifeboat, the harbour boat and another local vessel were all tasked to Weymouth Harbour after reports that someone was drowning.

The call to paramedics turned out to be a malicious hoax.

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