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COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: 999 alert to harbour flare
A RED flare over Weymouth Harbour was investigated by Wyke Regis Coast Rescue Officers.
The search was carried out following several 999 calls made at 10.30pm yesterday.
Coastguards asked Dorset Police to investigate after receiving a phone call from a confused elderly person.
Police officers were contacted because it was believed the person was in need of further assistance.
The report was further investigated following the call at 12.18pm yesterday.
A Poole lifeboat crew was sent out yesterday evening to help a capsized catamaran off Canford Cliffs in Poole Bay.
The crew on board the vessel managed to right it.
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