Search for missing man resumes

Rescue Boat and crew
Search teams near Blackpool Credit: Blackpool Evening Gazette

A search for the body of a man swept out to sea while walking his dog at Blackpool will resume later.

The 41 year old was with a friend on the beach when a wave caught him in gale force winds around midnight on New Year's Eve.

A search by the RNLI and other emergency services failed to find him

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Blackpool search called off

A search for a man swept out to sea while walking his dog in Blackpool has been called off.