Police searching for a boy in the River Towy say they are focusing all efforts on finding the boy who they believe has been washed downstream.
The alarm was raised yesterday afternoon at around 4pm after an 11-year-old boy is believed to have fallen into the River Towy near Tanerdy, Carmarthen.
Speaking to the media this morning, Inspector Eric Evans of Dyfed Powys Police said the search is continuing in hope.
We are not 100 per cent sure that the boy has gone into the water although we are fairly confident that he has. We are conducting a thorough search of the area and following every lead in order to find him...
Our plan for today is to work more closely with other services which bring specialist skills and equipment in order to search the river. Searching a river is difficult with fast flowing water, tidal waters and dark pools.
Around 50 people from Mid and West Wales Fire Service, the coastguard, lifeboat and mountain rescue are involved in the search. Insp Evans said the search is being guided by the coastguard in relation to the flow of the river as to how far the boy could have travelled.
A major search and rescue effort is set to resume this morning after an 11-year-old boy fell into a river.
The boy, who has not yet been named, fell into the River Towy in the Tanerdy area of Carmarthen shortly before 4pm yesterday.
A coastguard rescue team, the Ferryside inshore lifeboat crew and an RAF Sea King rescue helicopter joined police and firefighters in the search, which lasted late into the evening.
Dyfed-Powys Police said specially-trained officers were supporting the boy's family.
The search for an 11-year-old boy who fell into the River Towy will continue today, say Dyfed Powys Police.
Emergency services, including the coastguard, have been conducting a rescue operation since 4pm yesterday afternoon.
Police say specially trained officers are supporting the family.
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