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Major search for a missing person in Cornwall

Major search for a missing person in Cornwall

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:19am 23rd September 2019. (Updated at 7:23am 23rd September 2019)

There has been a major air and sea search for a missing person off the Cornish coast.

Pirate FM understands a car was found abandoned at Kynance Cove on the Lizard.

Coastguard rescue teams, a helicopter, police and a lifeboat were scrambled on Friday.

Crews were out searching across the weekend but have since been stood down.

On Saturday, Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team confirmed they were involved in the search.

"Team paged 00:02 on the 20/09 to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in a missing person search at Kynance Cove. 

"Working with Porthoustock Coastguard Rescue Team, Coastguard Rescue Helicopter and the Lizard RNLI lifeboat station, the team searched through the night until we were stood down at 03.30.

"Team was then retasked at 09:06 to continue the search in daylight after high tide and with the assistance of Porthleven Coastguard Team. 

"The team searched until shortly after midday when they were stood down to enable Porthleven team to continue to search.

"The search has currently been suspended pending further information".

Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team

Pirate FM has contacted Devon and Cornwall Police for more information and updates will appear below.

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