Cumbria Crack

Search operation conducted at Allonby

A search operation has been carried out at Allonby for a man last seen at the edge of the coast.

At 3.30pm today (August 4) police were contacted by the Coastguard following a report they had received by a member of the public expressing concern for a man seen sitting at the edge of the Solway. A short time late the person reported that they could not see the man.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Police have assisted the Coastguard in a thorough search operation throughout the afternoon and evening.

“Inquiries found no further evidence of a man in the water or any similar sighting.

“Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have also witnessed a male in the water between 3pm and 3.30pm.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 165 of August 4.

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