Norfolk Police have closed a stretch of the River Bure between Salhouse Broad and Wroxham Broad as they carry out a search of the area for the parents of a 13-year-old girl.
Police received a call yesterday from a member of the public concerned that a holiday hire boat had not been returned as arranged at the end of the week.
The boat was found near to Salhouse Little Broad tied to a tree where a girl was found on board alone, but unharmed.
She spent yesterday evening in protective police custody and is speaking to specially-trained officers today.
Enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident and to establish the whereabouts of the 13 year old’s parents.