Ravenglass estuary search for missing man John Allen

A search is under way for a 76-year-old man who was last seen swimming in an estuary in Cumbria.

John Allen from Preston, was last seen entering the water at Ravenglass estuary at about 09:00 BST.

Mr Allen is described as bald, 5ft 8in and of slim build. He was wearing a green fleece, green suede trousers and walking boots.

Insp Mark Wear, of Cumbria Police, said they were becoming "increasingly concerned" for Mr Allen.

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