Have you seen Jack Oxlee? Officers appeal for information after 18-year-old goes missing from St Neots Town Bridge

11:25 13 February 2013

A search for Jack Oxlee continues.

A search for Jack Oxlee continues.


A SEARCH will continue today (Wednesday) after a man is believed to have fallen into the River Great Ouse from the St Neots Town Bridge on Monday night.

Emergency services are searching for Jack Oxlee, 18, after the were alerted to a man falling in the river at 8.35pm on Monday.

Jack was last seen leaving his home in Phoenix Square, St Neots, at about 8pm on Monday.

He is described as white, 6’2’’, slim with shoulder-length dreadlocks and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a cream hooded top, dark tracksuit bottoms and a dark jacket.

Detective Sergeant Kath McCready said: “Jack’s family are very concerned for his welfare and we would urge anyone with any information as to his whereabouts to call police.”

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said that they searched downstream to Little Paxton until 11.30pm on Monday, when the search was handed over to Cambridgeshire police and the Spartan water rescue team.

The police helicopter, using heat sensors, was also called into the search.

The operation resumed yesterday with Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue (Camsar), and members from the Midshires rescue team, joining the search team.

Inspector Kate Scott of Cambridgeshire police said an informant reported seeing a man jumping off the bridge. She added that an extensive search was carried out but no-one has been found.

A police spokesman said this morning (Wednesday) that enquiries continue.

INFORMATION: If you have any information call Cambridgeshire police on 101.


More news stories

Police have launched an investigation after reports of a “serious sexual assault” in St Ives.

Hunts Post Content Editor Daniel Mansfield, with some of the presents from readers for Holly Ward,

Dozens of presents have been donated in the few short weeks since The Hunts Post launched its Christmas present appeal for children who have to spend the festive period in hospital.

Ramsey Christmas Lights switch-on, members of Emma Craig's Dance Troupe.

The wet weather failed to dampen spirits at this year’s Christmas light switch-on in Ramsey as thousands of people turned out to support the event.

Arrests of children by Cambridgeshire Constabulary have fallen by 69 per cent in the last four years, data obtained by the Howard League for Penal Reform has revealed.

The North Pole Cambridge Christmas Festival is back in style throughout the festive season. This annual icy extravaganza is centred around a stunning 600m open-air ice rink, great for a fun filled day out with family & friends.

Read more

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition