Boy, 5, found after Witterings beach search

A CHILD who went missing on West Wittering beach was found hours later, two miles away.

The five-year-old boy had walked from West Wittering beach, to the end of Shore Road in East Wittering on Sunday afternoon.

Police found the child after the coastguard was called and instructed the Hayling Island lifeboat crew to launch at 2.20pm.

They were stood down after the child was found by police.