We’ve all been there. One minute your child is safely next to you as you unpack the stuff for the beach and the next they’ve gone exploring. It’s terrifying for parents and anyone else caught up in the search.
So, HM Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to over a dozen calls so far today for help (in various parts of the country) to find missing children.
Ian Guy, Duty Controller for HM Coastguard said: