Lifeboat search launched after concerns over swimmer near Dunbar

Coastguard teams carried out a shoreline search.
Coastguard teams carried out a shoreline search.
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Eyemouth RNLI lifeboat was launched to search for an overdue swimmer after concerns were raised for their welfare.

The vessel left shore at 3:15pm yesterday (Wednesday 29 May) after concerns were raised for an overdue swimmer near Barns Ness Lighthouse, around three miles from Dunbar.

The lifeboat hurried to the location and commenced a search of the area, joined by Dunbar RNLI inshore lifeboat and St Abbs independent lifeboat.

Coastguard teams carried out a shoreline search.

Dunbar ILB located the swimmer and after confirming all was well, all units were stood down by the UK Coastguard and returned to station.