Missing child at Westport Lake

Monday 25th June – 11.45pm – Murray MacGregor.

Sadly, all of our resources at the scene of a missing child at Westport Lake in Stoke have been stood down for the night.

We were initially called at 4.48pm on Monday afternoon after reports of a child getting into difficulty in the lake; two other youngsters had got out unharmed.

A large number of resources including ambulances, paramedic officers, the Hazardous Area Response Team, doctors and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were initially sent to the scene.

Around 11pm, the search was, called off for the night.

Our Hazardous Area Response Team (@WMASHART) will be a back in the morning to resume the search along with our colleagues from Staffordshire Police and Fire colleagues StaffsPolice and @StaffsFire

 

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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