[A] woman reported missing from the Rockcliffe area yesterday has been found by search dogs after a major multi-agency search at Wetheral.
Fiona Hodgson, 42, was last seen at lunchtime Monday when she left work in the Carleton area of Carlisle. Her car, a black Ford Focus, was found in Wetheral Monday evening.
A spokesman for CGOC Belfast Coastguard said: “Yesterday evening at 2032 we received a call from Cumbria Police requesting assistance to search for a missing female in the Wetheral area.
“Burgh-by-Sands Coastguard Rescue Team, Annan Coastguard Rescue Team, Maryport Coastguard Rescue Team & Maryport Inshore Rescue were tasked.
“Also on scene were police search dogs and air support.
“After an extensive search, the female was found by a search dog, well within our search area, and transported to hospital.
“Another great example of multi agency working, saving lives.”
Cumbria Police said: “Fiona was found in the early hours of this morning and taken to hospital.
“Thank you to everyone who assisted with the appeal.”