Police searching river in hunt for missing teenager
POLICE officers are scouring an Ipswich river bank after reports of a missing teenage boy.
The Suffolk police helicopter is currently searching the River Gipping from the air, as well as the surrounding area to try and locate the 13-year-old.
The boy, thought to be from the Stowmarket area, was reported missing at around 8am this morning.
A police spokeswoman said the alarm was raised when he failed to turn up at school.
Officers have been searching Stowmarket as well as parts of Ipswich this morning.