Nafeza : Rescuers search for boy missing after swimming with friends in River Mersey

Nafeza : Rescuers search for boy missing after swimming with friends in River Mersey
Nafeza : Rescuers search for boy missing after swimming with friends in River Mersey

Monday 1 July 2024 06:46 AM

newsonline - A 14-year-old boy has gone missing after swimming with friends in the River Mersey.

Police said he became separated from the group near the radar tower off Crosby beach, Waterloo, and hasn't been seen since.

Emergency services were called just after 7pm on Sunday and a cordon was put in place on the beach.

Local media said there were multiple ambulances and fire engines near the scene, with a coastguard helicopter overhead.

"We are asking people to avoid the area at this time, whilst the emergency services, including the coastguard and North West Ambulance Service, continue searching for the missing boy," said Merseyside Police.

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