South East Wales

Major River Taff missing person search called off

Fire engine at the scene

A major search for a missing person in Cardiff Bay has been called off.

Milford Haven Coastguard said it was alerted by South Wales Police at about 16:50 GMT.

A rescue helicopter from St Athan searched the lower River Taff using thermal imaging, along with an RNLI inshore lifeboat from Penarth.

Coastguard rescue teams and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service also searched the river banks on foot, but no person was found.