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Lifeboat crews rescue autistic boy off Walton
9:39am Friday 6th September 2013 in News
AN autistic boy who was drifting out to sea on an inflatable boat was rescued by lifeboat crews off Walton.
Thames Coastguard received a number of 999 calls reporting the boat was a long way offshore at about 2.40pm on Thursday.
Walton RNLI’s all weather lifeboat and Walton Coastguard’s rescue team were called to the scene.
The lifeboat recovered the boy and he was then reunited with his carer.