A nine-year-old boy who went missing from Bournemouth beach in Dorset today has been found.
Dorset Police issued an appeal to find Massien Belguesmia after his disappeared from the beach front at around 9.20am.
The force said that following an extensive search, Massien had been located and reunited with his parents at around 11.30am.
Dorset Police issued an appeal to find Massien Belguesmia after his disappeared from the beach front at around 9.20am
A packed Bournemouth beach today amid the UK heatwave
Police thanked everyone who helped with the search and shared the appeal.
Chief Inspector Danny Thompson earlier said: ‘Massien has been missing for some time and the beachfront is very busy.
‘We are issuing an image of him in the clothing he is wearing today and I would urge those on Bournemouth beach to please help us look for him and either contact Dorset Police or alert an officer, lifeguard or seafront worker if you find him.’
Anyone with information or knowledge as to Massien’s whereabouts is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting incident number 13:219.