Police suspend Little Paxton river search

Search and Rescue teams, from Spartan, and CamSAR, at Mill Lane, Little Paxton,

Search and Rescue teams, from Spartan, and CamSAR, at Mill Lane, Little Paxton, - Credit: Archant

The search for a man believed to have been seen in the River Great Ouse at Little Paxton has been suspended.

Police confirmed this morning (Wednesday) that the operation would now not continue until next week.

The sighting was made at 4pm on Monday after a man was thought to have jumped into the water at Mill Lane. He was said to have been in his 30s, with short or balding hair, and wore a red T-shirt.

Rescue teams, including CamSAR and Spartan Rescue, were called in to assist with the search.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said they had received no reports of a missing person matching the man’s description.


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INFORMATION: If you can help police, call 101, quoting incident 308.

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