14/11/2014

Torquay Search Called Off Due To Bad Weather Conditions

A search for a man reportedly swept from a sea wall near Torquay on Thursday night has been called off.

Police received a report at about 21:30 on Thursday that a man had disappeared from view as waves crashed over the wall at Meadfoot Beach.

A search operation with two helicopters and two lifeboats was launched but had to be stood down at midnight due to poor conditions.

Police saidthey are trying to established if any has been reported missing that might match the description they received.

(MH/CD)

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