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Family members informed after fishing vessel incident

Position of RNLI lifeboats off the coast of Pembrokeshire Credit:

The Dyfed Powys Police are working with HM Coastguard and RNLI in dealing with the incident involving a fishing vessel near St. David's Head, Pembrokeshire.

Family members of the crew have been made aware and are being supported by officers.


Fishing boat 'sinks' off Pembrokeshire

The Coastguard and Maritime Agency says a search and rescue is underway after a fishing boat sank at St David’s Head, Pembrokeshire.

The UK Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public just before 2.30pm today to say they could see a fishing vessel in difficulty near the rocks at St David’s Head just before it sank.

It is unknown how many crew were on board when the ship went down.

The Coastguard search and rescue helicopter at St Athan, and the Coastguard Rescue Teams from St David's Head and Fishguard are all searching the area.

Body found in Pembrokeshire following search for missing teen

A body has been found at the bottom of the cliffs of Dale Point, Pembrokeshire following the search for a missing teenager.

The Coast Guard and Police have confirmed that the body was found in the early hours of this morning. They were searching the area in an attempt to locate a missing young man who had been visiting the locale.

No formal identification had taken place but family members have been made aware by Dyfed Powys Police.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who might have been in the area at the time to call 101.


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