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RNLI search for missing fisherman believed swept out to sea at Hartlepool

An RNLI spokesman said: “The two boats were on scene within a matter of minutes where sea conditions at the at the time were described as difficult.

“The two RNLI lifeboats were later joined by a UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter that also took part in the search.

RNLI crew searching the area around Hartlepool Heugh

“Following a thorough search of the area both lifeboats were stood down at 2.30am and returned to the Ferry Road lifeboat station where they were refuelled and made ready for service by 3am.”

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