Date: 9 January 2019
Location: Newcastle area
The joint controller group for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves were woken in the early hours of Wednesday morning with a request for assistance from Northumbria Police. The Duty Controller swiftly responded and used PhoneFind, our location tool, to try to identify the location of a vulnerable missing female in the Newcastle area.
Whilst the missing person did not respond to the location tool text, they were located a couple of hours later.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 2 hours.