Date: 11 December 2018
Location: Cocklawburn Beach, near Berwick
North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves were searching for a second day in the area around Cocklawburn Beach yesterday. The incident was a continuation of incident 136.
Unfortunately after an extensive day light hours search, working with Northumbria Police and the HM Coastguard nothing was found.
If you have any information about Mary Fuller’s whereabouts please contact Police on 101, ref 1218912.
Our thoughts are with her family at this distressing time.
The incident involved 14 Team members for 7 hours 45 minutes.
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Date: 9 December 2018
Location: Cocklawburn Beach, near Berwick
After a full day’s exercise at one end of our operational area, we deployed to the other end on Sunday evening. Northumbria Police requested Mountain Rescue’s support for an ongoing search for a missing 63 year old female.
Working alongside HM Coastguard Northumberland, Berwick Coastguard rescue team and Eyemouth Coastguard, North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves conducted an extensive overnight search of areas adjacent to Cocklawburn Beach to the south of Berwick. Unfortunately nothing was found and the Teams stood down in the early hours of Monday morning.
The search for Mary Fuller continued on Monday with Northumbria Police, Coastguard, RNLI and the National Police Air Service assets being deployed. Mountain Rescue will be assisting again today.
If anyone knows of Mary Fuller’s whereabouts, please contact the police on 101. Mary is described as white, of slight build with grey short hair and was last seen wearing a green fleece waistcoat, green trousers and boots.
We hope Mary is found safe and well.
The incident involved 19 Team members for 5 hours 45 minutes.
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Date: 11 September 2018
Location: Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
In the early hours of Tuesday morning Northumbria Police requested our support in a search for a high risk missing person. Given the circumstances, it was decided that the Team and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team would immediately deploy.
As search plans were being implemented, we were informed that the missing person had been located by the Police.
The incident involved 14 Team members and three air scenting search dogs for 2 hours 30 minutes.
Date: 26 May 2018
Time: 20.33 hrs
Location: Newcastle area
Yesterday evening our Duty Controller responded to a request from Northumbria Police. On behalf of North of Tyne MRT and ourselves, the Duty Controller used #SARLOC and #PhoneFind in an attempt to locate a high risk missing person. No response was received.
No further action was required by the Mountain Rescue Teams.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 1 hour 20 minutes.
Date: 23 April 2018
Location: North Northumberland
Our Duty Controller responded to a request from Northumbria Policeyesterday evening for support in locating a vulnerable missing female. Responding on behalf of North of Tyne MRT and ourselves, our Duty Controller used #SARLOC and made contact with the female. Information provided by #MountainRescue led to the missing person being located safe and well by the Police. A good outcome for all concerned.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 1 hour 14 minutes.
Date: 22 April 2018
Location: Washington area
A short lived incident on Sunday! Northumbria Police contacted the Team and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team to assist in locating a vulnerable missing female. Thankfully not long after the request the female was found safe and well.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 24 minutes.
Date: 15 April 2018
Location: North Tyneside
Northumbria Police requested support in locating a missing person from North Tyneside in the early hours of yesterday morning. The Duty Controller for North of Tyne MRT and ourselves used #SARLOC but unfortunately the missing person did not respond to the text. Thankfully though the person turned in hospital and #MountainRescue were stood down.
The incident involved 1 Team member for 1 hour 10 minutes.
Date: 25 March 2018
Two incidents in one day clearly wasn’t enough. As one incident was finishing and another was starting, Northumbria Police requested our assistance for a high risk missing person. With limited information available on the whereabouts of the missing person, the Duty Controller for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves used SARLOC. Unfortunately no response was received and Police enquiries are ongoing.
The incident involved two Team members for 2 hours 20 minutes.
Date: 24 March 2018
Location: North Shields
Another early morning call today! Northumbria Police requested #MountainRescue’s support for a missing person in the North Shields area. The Duty Controller operating on behalf of North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves liaised with the Control Room and initially used SARLOC to try to identify the person’s location. Unfortunately the missing person did not respond to the SARLOC text.
The Police later confirmed the missing person had been located.
The incident involved one member for 4.5 hours.
Date: 18 March 2018
Time: 01.35 hrs
In the very early hours of Sunday morning, the Duty Controller operating on behalf of North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves responded to a request for support from Northumbria Police. A vulnerable male in his early 40s has been reported missing from home.
As our Duty Controller, in conjunction with the Police Search Adviser, was preparing a search plan, the missing person returned home, safe and well.
Then it was back to bed for our Duty Controller!
The incident involved 1 Team member for 35 minutes.