Cumbria

John Allen: River body believed to be missing man

John Allen Image copyright Cumbria Police
Image caption John Allen was last seen on 28 April

A body found in a river in Cumbria is believed to be that of missing man John Allen.

The 76-year-old, from Preston, was last seen entering the Ravenglass estuary at about 09:00 BST on 28 April.

It is thought he may have gone into the water after his pet dog got into difficulties.

The body, which has not yet been formally identified, was found in the river at Muncaster, Ravenglass, at 12:50 BST, police said.

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