Exmouth RNLI shout sparked by hoax call to Brixham Coastguard - recording released

Do you recognise the voice making this believable ‘desperate’ cry for help?

On Saturday morning, a man with a Welsh accent, who called himself Simon James, phoned the Coastguard after his two friends, with whom he had been fishing all night on the banks of he River Exe, had apparently gone swimming and then disappeared from sight.

Exmouth lifeboat scrambles for hoax call See previous PBO story here

Another hoax call on Saturday evening from the same individual is being dealt with by Swansea police.

Do you recognise this voice? Click below and have a listen. If so, call Brixham Coastguard on 01803 882704