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Saturday, 10 April 2021 09:47

Missing elderly lady, Paignton

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Callout 13/2021 - Paignton 21:18 8th April 2021

Shortly after 21:00hrs the team were contacted by Devon & Cornwall Police to assist in the search for a high risk vulnerable missing lady living with dementia in the Paignton area.
A full team callout was initiated at 21:18hrs with 16 members arriving at the rendezvous ready for deployment.
As well as DSRT Ashburton, Devon Somerset Fire & Rescue, HM Coastguard, RNLI, and the National Police Air Service (NPAS) were also in attendance.
The team were tasked with searching several regular walking routes of the female who had not returned home following an earlier walk.
At approximately 23:30hrs the female was located by NPAS and was brought to safety by RNLI and HM Coastguard.
The team were stood down at midnight.
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