Chepstow River Wye search for man to resume
Updated 8:10am Wednesday 13th February 2013 in News
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- Helicopters scrambled searching for man in water
- Search centres round A48 bridge ove River Wye
The search for the man seen falling into the River Wye near the A48 bridge in Chepstow is to resume today.
UPDATE: The search has been called off overnight, confirmed SARA Beachley station chairman Merv Fleming, due to lack of light.
SARA rescue boat on River Wye. PIC: Mark Hobbs
Avon & Somerset Police helicopter during the search. PIC: Mark Hobbs
Gwent Police confirmed they are searching for a man who has fallen into the water from the Wye Bridge, Chepstow.
Gwent Police have been joined by the SARA rescue boat, Chepstow Coastguard and the Avon and Somerset police helicopter.
RT @SARAbeachley: Some of our team on the ongoing callout (photo @realeco) http://t.co/X3SxEwek— @ClareHutchinson 12 February 2013
Scene of the search near the A48 bridge over the River Wye in Chepstow:
A SEARCH was launched this afternoon after someone was reported to be in the water near the A48 bridge over the River Wye in Chepstow.
Gwent Police say they were called at 2.50pm and that SARA, coastguard and helicopter are involved in the rescue attempt.