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Frinton: Helicopter called out in search for boy

PUBLISHED: 09:24 02 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:24 02 August 2014

The RAF search and rescue helicopter

The RAF search and rescue helicopter

An RAF search and rescue helicopter and an RNLI lifeboat were called out after reports of an 11-year-old missing boy at Frinton beach shortly before lunchtime on Friday.

After a search of the area the boy was found safe elsewhere on the shore and was reunited with his family.

The family of missing Corrie McKeague are “devastated” by the news that they may now never know what has happened to the 23-year-old RAF gunner, after police called off a 20-week landfill search.

Four Suffolk Asda checkout operators who stole hundreds of items in a “skim-scanning” fiddle have each been jailed for 10 months.

In the past week children across East Anglia exited school gates sheepishly clutching brown envelopes with a look of dread writ large across their faces.

Police have abandoned their search of a landfill site after 20 weeks looking for the body of missing airman Corrie McKeague.

The family of a seven-year-old girl from Bury St Edmunds in urgent need of a stem cell transplant is calling for as many people as possible to join the register.

A man has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm, with intent to cause fear of violence, following an incident in Ipswich on Thursday.

A breakdown recovery man, who fled an A12 accident he caused, sending a car into a tree and a bridge, has been spared immediate jail.

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