Search continues for boy missing off Clacton
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Clacton missing teenager: Search for Ben Quartermaine continues

A search has resumed to find a teenage boy who went missing after going into the sea at a beach resort in Essex.

The boy, named locally as 14-year-old Ben Quartermaine, was thought to have been in the water with a friend near the pier at Clacton on Thursday afternoon.

The friend was rescued by a lifeboat crew, received treatment and was reunited with his family, but the search for Ben continues.

  • 27 Jul 2018
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