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Incident No: 27 2017

Date: 13 July 2017
Time: 21.36 hrs
Location: Northern part of operational area

Northumbria Police requested support from North of Tyne MRT and ourselves in locating a high risk missing female. At there was little information on her possible location.

Our Duty Controller used both SARLOC and MX SARMAN’s location tool to try to assist with locating the missing female. Unfortunately both tools require the missing person to click on a weblink embedded in the text message that we send to their phone. On this occasion the missing female did not click on the link.

Thankfully an hour later the female was located safe and well in Berwick.

The incident lasted 1 hour 4 minutes and involved one Team member.

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***Incident 002 2017***

Incident No: 02
Date: 11 January 2017
Time: 14:19hrs
Location: Berwick

Northumbria Police requested North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves this afternoon to provide technical rope rescue skills in order to recovery a body from the foot of the cliffs near Berwick. As the Team’s Incident Officer was responding to the activation by the Police, we were informed that the Coastguard and RNLI were able to deal with the situation.

Our thoughts are with the deceased person’s families and friends at this difficult time.

The incident involved two members for five minutes.

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*** Incident No.40 ***

At 18.40hrs the Team was requested by Northumbria Police to assist in a search for 77 year old suffering from dementia in the Berwick area. The person had left home to go for a walk around mid-afternoon and had not returned. Whilst incident controllers from our Team and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team were travelling to the RV, the missing person was located safe and well.

The incident involved four members for 20 minutes.