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Poole inshore lifeboat launches after reports of a car in the water

Reports of a car in the water near Moricinium Quay saw Poole Inshore Lifeboat respond today at 4.45pm (April 17) along with the Police Rib and a harbour control vessel. Upon arrival the ILB crew checked the car over and found nobody in trouble. After what seemed an unfortunate incident the ILB returned to station., ,

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