POOLE Lifeboat launched to help in the search for a missing person.

Volunteers were called by UK Coastguard at 2.30pm yesterday and made their way to the Royal Motor Yacht Club in Sandbanks.

They liaised with police and Poole Search and Rescue Coastguards and the search continued on the water and the shoreline through Whitley Lake to Parkstone Yacht Club.

Conditions were blustery but after a thorough search the person was located and all units stood down.