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Boy, 14, who went lacking at Clacton Pier named as search continues

Boy, 14, who went lacking at Clacton Pier named as search continues

An in depth rescue operation is underway after a boy went lacking whereas swimming within the sea close to Clacton Pier, Essex. This morning he has been named by kin as Ben Quartermaine, 14, from Clacton, native paper the Day by day Gazette reviews. His household have thanks all who’ve helped within the search and have appealed for anybody with any info to return ahead. His sister Soph Quartermaine stated: “Thanks all. I want I may thanks all individually however I am drained. Witnesses have described how the emergency providers had been ‘as much as their necks’ in water as they looked for the boy (Picture: Eastnews Press Company) “All I’ve to say proper now could be the emergency providers have carried out the perfect that they will tonight. The search has been known as off till the morning.” Witnesses have described how the emergency providers had been ‘as much as their necks’ in water as they looked for the boy, Essex Reside reviews. The seek for the lacking boy was known as off for the night time however resumed at first mild. Two boys had been reported as lacking within the sea on Thursday afternoon and emergency providers launched a rescue round 6.20pm (Thursday, July 26). The search continues on Friday (Picture: Eastnews Press Company) Toy boys had been initially reported lacking (Picture: Eastnews Press Company) Lifeboat crews, police, paramedics and the coastguard’s rescue helicopter rushed to the scene. One boy was rescued by a lifeboat crew, checked over by medical groups and reunited together with his household, however the second stays unaccounted for. The boys seemed to be aged round 13 or 14, witnesses claimed. One witness, who needs to stay nameless, stated: “We had been strolling alongside the seaside with our toddler once we seen the helicopter beginning to hover over the pier. The search continues right this moment (Picture: Eastnews Press Company) Two boys are reported to have gotten into difficulties whereas swimming close to Clacton Pier (Picture: EssexLive/ WS) (Picture: EssexLive/ WS) “It was apparent what was happening. Time went on, an increasing number of providers arrived. They had been as much as their necks in water looking the ocean ground across the pier. “We left after looking forward to an hour or so. The air ambulance arrived throughout this time, and landed down at Martello Bay round 1 mile from the scene.” Learn Extra Pictures present the helicopters flying low in seek for the lacking particular person. Some additionally claimed to have seen two boys struggling within the water. An RNLI assertion initially of the search learn: “We are able to affirm the incident is ongoing in a search in Clacton, we have now two lifeboats within the search together with the coastguard.”

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Emma Jones
Emma Jones is an entertainment journalist for UKCelebrityNews and other magazines. The author or coauthor of ten books, Emma has sold several million copies since 2006. She worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine.