Reports: Search for Pierre Barnes called off

The search for a schoolboy who disappeared on a holiday island off the south of France during a severe storm has been called off according to reports.

12-year-old Pierre Barnes from Grantham vanished on Saturday after going for a bike ride on a holiday island, near Toulon on the Mediterranean coast.

Local volunteers have been helping in the search being carried out by police and rescue workers.

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Memorial For Boy Killed In Storm

The body of 12-year-old Pierre Barnes from Grantham in Lincolnshire was found, days after he went missing after going on a bike ride in a storm while on holiday in France. A memorial is taking place today in memory of Pierre.