Essex: Man found after police and coastguard search

A MAN has been found in Essex after a search involving police and the coastguard.

Essex Police contacted Thames Coastguard at 1.19pm yesterday requesting assistance in their search for a “high risk missing person” in the Clacton and Walton areas.

Walton and Clacton Coastguard teams searched the shore line while the Clacton Inshore Lifeboat team searched off shore.

A spokesman for Thames Coastguard said: “After the search was concluded the police advised that they had located the man safe and well.”

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