The Team were alerted to a missing 50 year old female, but were stood down shortly afterwards when the lady was located.

The Police were concerned for the welfare of a 64 year old male from Essex newly arrived in North Devon.  Initial searches near to his care home found nothing, but as the search progressed sightings from the public enabled the search to be concentrated on one area.


The gentleman was found soon after 5pm safe and well but hungry and dehydrated.  Exmoor SRT were joined by North Dartmoor SRT.

Devon and Cornwall Police called the Team to a farm near Rackenford to look for a 10 year old girl who had run away from her placement home.  She was found by a policeman close to the buildings.

Exmoor Search and Rescue were just departing the Exmoor Explorer Mountain Bike Event near Exford, where we had been assisting the organisers, when we were called to assist the Ambulance service with recovery of an 88 year old Gentleman on the riverside side path a mile north of Tarr Steps.  On arrival the casualty was found not to be seriously ill and was taken by a local farmer on Quad Bike back to the Ambulance.

Devon and Cornwall Police called the Team along with a SARDA dog to search areas along the River Taw for a 51 year old male.  He was not found during these searches and the Team stood down at midnight.

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