Friends of a teenager missing after he jumped from a ferry into a river were today hoping he is found alive.
16-year-old Jordan Cobb from Plymouth was spotted jumping from the Torpoint ferry into the River Tamar last night. His friends have taken to social networking sites to pray for his return:
The search for the missing teenager has resumed this morning.
A search is under way after a teenage boy jumped from a ferry into a river.
Jordan Cobb, 16, from Plymouth, was spotted jumping from the Torpoint ferry into the River Tamar on New Year's Eve, Devon and Cornwall Police said.
Brixham Coastguard received a Mayday distress call from the Torpoint ferry at 9.15pm reporting a man overboard near the ferry's slipway in Torpoint, Cornwall, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said
Police, the coastguard and the RNLI conducted an extensive search for the teenager after he failed to reappear.
Officers are now appealing for information about the incident.