Teenage boy in Cobham missing after dinghy capsizes

A teenage boy is missing after the dinghy he was in with a friend capsized on a pond in Surrey.

A search operation by a specialist diving team was launched after the dinghy turned over in Heathfield Pond, Cobham, on Tuesday afternoon.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to Epsom General Hospital in a stable condition after the incident at about 1645 GMT.

An underwater search for the missing boy continued until 0200 GMT, and resumed at about 0930 GMT, police said.

Police, the ambulance service and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service all attended the scene on Tuesday, while the police helicopter, dog teams and local residents also helped with the search.

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