Ramsgate RNLI called to report of missing swimmer

Ramsgate RNLI Photo Simon Crow

Ramsgate RNLI was launched to a report of a possible missing swimmer in Viking Bay this afternoon (August 4)

A search was carried out of the shoreline from Stone Bay to Ramsgate main sands following the call out at about 3pm. The crew then covered up to half a mile off shore back to Stone Bay,then back to Dumpton Gap. Margate coastguard mobile unit also took part in the operation.

As the area had been covered with nothing found the UK Coastguard released the crew to return to station.