Two brothers swept into sea at Treyarnon Bay

Rescue services have called off the search for 30-year-old Dr Robert Allen who was swept into sea at Treyarnon Bay.

21-year-old Charles Allen died after being found and airlifted to hospital.

The brothers were part of a family party visiting the area over the weekend. They had been fishing near Padstow.

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21-year-old dies after being washed into sea at Treyarnon Bay

The Coastguard received a 999 call on Monday. Credit: Coastguard

A man who was washed into the sea in Cornwall has died, police have confirmed.

Devon and Cornwall Police say they were called to a report of two men having been washed in to the sea near Treyarnon Bay, North Cornwall.

Following a search by the RNLI and HM coastguard a 21 year old male was located and airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Treliske where he was confirmed deceased. His Next of Kin have been informed.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

The men had been fishing off the rocks.

The search for the second man has been resumed after being suspended overnight.

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