01 August 2020 00:34
Police are searching a river this evening for a missing person. A number of emergency service personnel are in attendance at a river in Thurrock. People are being urged to avoid the area as police and emergency crews search the river and surrounding area. Police were called shortly before 9pm to Lakeside. The person thought to be missing is believed to be just a teenager.
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They were called at around 8.50pm to reports that a teenager had gone missing in the lake. A search is continuing with the help of the Fire Service and people are being asked to avoid the area.