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.


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