Posted: Tue 10th Mar 2015

Police, Lifeboat and Coastguard rescue teams called to the Blue Bridge Queenferry.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 10th, 2015

North Wales Police, Flint and Rhyl Coastguard Rescue Units, Flint inshore lifeboat along with the Hawarden based Police helicopter were all involved in a search tonight, Tuesday 10th March, following reports a person had been seen acting suspiciously on the blue bridge at Queensferry.

Flint Coastguard received a call at 19:01 from Holyhead Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre requesting assistance with the search for a person who it was believed had entered the water.

Rescue teams from Flint and Rhyl were scrambled to the blue bridge to carry out a search of the river bank.

Flint inshore lifeboat along with two Coastguard Senior Coastal Operations Officers searched the water while above the Hawarden based police helicopter used infra red imaging equipment to search for signs of anybody was in the water or the surrounding river banks.

Following a thorough search nothing was found and all units were stood down, Flint Lifeboat returned to base and was back ready for service by 11pm.

 

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