Update: Incident at St Agnes in Cornwall

UPDATE: 1.45pm, Friday 13th November

After extensive searches today, overnight and yesterday, HM Coastguard has now stood down the search for a missing person off Tubby's Head, St Agnes, Cornwall. Our thoughts are with the family.

We would like to thank all of the rescue teams who took part in this multi-agency search and rescue effort.

For further information contact Devon and Cornwall Police.


UPDATE (7am, Friday 13th November) At 12.43pm yesterday (12th November), HM Coastguard received a report of three people in potential difficulty after reportedly being washed off rocks and into the water at Tubby's Head, St Agnes, Cornwall.

Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre is currently coordinating an ongoing, multi-agency response to this incident. St Ives RNLI ALB, St Agnes RNLI lifeboat, Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboat and Padstow RNLI ALB; St Agnes, Portreath and Newquay Coastguard Rescue Teams; the HM Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopter from Newquay and Devon and Cornwall Police have all assisted, at various points, in ongoing searches.

Yesterday afternoon, two people were able to self-recover out of the water to safety and were passed into the care of the South Western Ambulance Service.

However, the search for a third person remains ongoing. Shoreline and coastal searches re-commenced at 8am local time today (13th November) and are ongoing. Multiple assets also completed searches into the early hours of this morning.

Nearby vessels have been contacted and asked to assist Falmouth Coastguard with any further information.

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