River Tees search continues for missing swimmer

RNLI on the River Tees Image copyright RNLI
Image caption Redcar RNLI searched the river for the man for more than a hour

A search is continuing for a missing man who got into difficulties while swimming in the River Tees.

He is believed to have gone missing at about 19:40 BST on Monday in an area of water near the Millennium Bridge at Stockton.

The Redcar RNLI unit searched the area for about 90 minutes before being stood down.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said searches for the man will resume on Tuesday morning.

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