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Clacton: Emergency services carry out shoreline search for missing child

PUBLISHED: 07:13 06 August 2014 | UPDATED: 07:13 06 August 2014

The RAF search and rescue helicopter

The RAF search and rescue helicopter

Emergency services in Essex carried out a shoreline search for a missing child.

Thames Coastguard received reports of a child missing in the Clacton area at about 4.30pm yesterday.

Clacton Coastguard Rescue Team, Clacton RNLI’s inshore lifeboat and RAF Wattisham’s rescue helicopter all performed a shoreline search but no-one was found.

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