River Avon in Saltford searched for missing boy

A 14-year-old boy has gone missing while swimming in a stretch of river between Bristol and Bath.

Emergency services were called to the River Avon behind the Jolly Sailor pub in Saltford at about 17:40 BST.

A Great Western Ambulance Service spokeswoman said crews received a call that a boy had disappeared under the water and not resurfaced.

Fire crews, a water rescue team from Bath, police and paramedics are among those involved in the search.

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