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Emergency services searching the river in Hereford for missing man.

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Emergency services are currently searching the river after a man fell into the water near to the Victoria Bridge in Hereford just after midnight on Friday 28 July 2023.

Police received a call at 00.05am on Saturday 29 July from a man who said his friend, a man in his 20’s, had fallen down the embankment into the river.

Police search trained officers, along with the police helicopter and blue light colleagues Hereford and Worcester fire and rescue service and West Midlands ambulance service were all immediately deployed to the area to search for the missing man.

The search will continue this morning.

Chief Detective Inspector Ross Jones said: “Our search of the river will carry on this morning, and our officers will continue to support the family as the search continues.

“Our officers are out speaking to the local community in Hereford city centre this morning and we would like to thank them for their support and offers of help.”

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