Children go missing on Weston-super-Mare beach

PUBLISHED: 06:56 18 August 2016 | UPDATED: 06:56 18 August 2016

Two children were reported missing by concerned parents yesterday (Wednesday).

Two children were reported missing by concerned parents yesterday (Wednesday).

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Coastguards and hovercraft crews were called to Weston-super-Mare beach yesterday (Wednesday) after two children were reported missing.

Weston coastguards were assisted by crews from Burnham-on-Sea and BARB Search and Rescue at around 3.30pm to search for the youngsters.

A coastguard spokesman said: “There was concern from the parents, who had lost sight of their two children for a length of time with an incoming tide.”

Police and beach wardens also joined the search and the children were found safe and well.

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