'Vital' equipment stolen from RNLI at Formby beach

The RNLI is appealing for information about a stolen vehicle
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The RNLI are appealing for information after one of its all-terrain vehicles was stolen from a beauty spot.

Overnight between July 2 and July 3, the RNLI's lifeguard storage container at Formby beach as broken into and a red Honda all-terrain vehicle was stolen with the registration WK22 UPP.

The vehicle is essential to the charity and is used to assist the lifeguard team in their daily operations, such as transporting vital lifesaving equipment and ensuring people remain safe across large areas.

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Andy Jordan, RNLI lead lifeguard supervisor said: "We were so saddened to find this morning that locks have been forced into on our storage facility and essential lifesaving equipment stolen.

"This equipment is paid for by our generous donors and is vital for allowing us to operate and help people in difficulty in the water off Formby Beach.

"We urge anyone with information to contact Merseyside Police."

If you have any information which could help the investigation, contact Merseyside Police on 101 referencing incident 2400 0582 552.

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