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Bewdley river fall man treated as a missing person
5:41pm Saturday 1st September 2012 in Local
A MAN seen to fall in the river at Bewdley is being treated as a missing person.
An overnight search involving police, the fire service and Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), took place from 3am this morning.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were called to reports that a man was in difficulty in water near Load Street in Bewdley at 3am.
“The specialist HART team was called to the scene and worked alongside the Fire Service and Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) to search the water and surrounding area.
“After two hours at the scene, ambulance crews were released as police officers continued their search of the area.”
The man is now being treated as a missing person and police would like to hear from anyone who can help them discover if the person is safe and well.
Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 85-S-010912.
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