The multi-agency search for a missing boy at Westport Lake is continuing

Tuesday 26th June 2018 – 12:50pm – Murray MacGregor.

The search for the missing 13-year-old boy at Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent is continuing.

 

Teams from West Midlands Ambulance Service, Staffordshire Police, Nottinghamshire Police specialist dive team and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are continuing to work together to search the area.

 

Our Hazardous Area Response Team are using dry suits and boats to search the banks of the lake.

 

The family of the missing teenager continue to be supported by family liaison officers from Staffordshire Police.

Two other boys, aged 12 and 13, made it safely out of the lake and were not injured.

Ends

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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