Ongoing incident in Chester

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Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in Chester.

At around 2.30pm today (Thursday 22 July) police received reports that a teenage boy had gone missing while swimming in the River Dee near Lower Park Road.

Police, fire and ambulance are currently at the scene and searches are ongoing.

The riverbank and Queens Park suspension bridge have been closed and members of the public are advised to avoid the area while the search continues.

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 1043545.

Further information will be released when available. 

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