Lifeboat launched in Cromer after suspected person in the water at pier
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The inshore lifeboat was called to search around the town's pier after fears someone was in the sea at 7.20pm on Thursday, July 18.
RNLI spokeswoman Audrey Smith said: "Following a call from the UK Coastguard, Cromer's inshore lifeboat George and Muriel was asked to assist in a search for a missing person.
"The inshore lifeboat was launched at around 7.25pm on Thursday, July 18, to reports of a person in distress somewhere along the seafront on the East Beach in Cromer
"The weather conditions were still bright, with a slight breeze and still water.
"After a sweep around the pier and then along the stretch of water from Cromer to Overstrand and back, the distressed person was eventually found by the other emergency services.
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"The Cromer crew brought the inshore lifeboat back to station and its was cleaned down, refuelled and rehoused by 8.05pm."
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