Coastguards alerted to lost man on Weymouth walk

Dorset Echo: Coastguard round-up: Coastguards alerted to lost man on Weymouth walk Coastguard round-up: Coastguards alerted to lost man on Weymouth walk

A MAN who had become lost on a walk from Weymouth yesterday evening sparked alert for coastguards.

At 8.36pm yesterday Wyke Coastguard Rescue Officers were diverted from their training exercise to search for a 20-year-old man who had called 999 for help.

The man had walked from Bincleaves near Weymouth towards Sandsfoot Castle and had become disorientated and lost.

The police helicopter, that was also training, located the man and coastguards then proceeded to his position before helping him back to his home.

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11:17am Wed 4 Dec 13

shy talk says...

Are there any mental or medical issues for this man to get lost which have not been included in this report? If not, what a complete waste of time and resources.
Are there any mental or medical issues for this man to get lost which have not been included in this report? If not, what a complete waste of time and resources. shy talk

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