River searches are continuing in York for Signaller Tyler Pearson, the third person this year feared drowned after a night out in the city.
An urgent meeting has been held to discuss ways to prevent more young people dying in rivers in York.
Megan Roberts mother has called for new protective measures in York after Megan died from falling in the River Ouse after a night out.
Police divers and crews using sonar equipment have resumed their search for a teenage soldier feared drowned in York.
Officers say 18-year-old Tyler Pearson has not been seen since early yesterday morning when he tried to swim across the River Ouse after a night out.
It follows the drowning of Ben Clarkson and Megan Roberts in the city. Megan's mother, Jackie, now campaigns for greater safety around rivers:
Police searching for a man who was seen to enter the River Ouse in the early hours of Thursday April 3 say he is a serving soldier based in York.
He has been named as Signaller Tyler Pearson, of 2 Signal Regiment. He has yet to be located.
Tyler's family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers from North Yorkshire Police and the Army.
Jackie Roberts, who is the mother of 20-year-old student Megan Roberts who was discovered in the River Ouse last month, says she is determined to back the campaign to try and raise awareness about the dangers from alcohol and river safety.
The families of two people who drowned in rivers in York will contribute to a new safety campaign.
The news comes as the search continues for an 18-year-old man last seen in the river Ouse yesterday.
The body of 20-year-old student Megan Roberts was discovered in the same river last month.
22-year-old Ben Clarkson's body was found in the Foss three weeks later.
Both had been on nights out.
Police divers and specialist boat crews using sonar equipment have begun a second day of underwater searches for a teenager feared drowned in York.
Police say the 18-year-old local man, whose name has not been released, is believed to have got into difficulties at about 2.30am on Thursday when he tried to swim across the River Ouse after a night outwith friends.
Divers are searching a stretch of river by Queen's Staith where it is thought he was attempting to reach. Visibility underwater is a matter of inches. Part of the riverbank remains sealed off.
Police are using specialist sonar equipment to scan a 100 m stretch of the River Ouse close to the Kings Arms pub.
Calendar understands this is where police have been told the man was seen in the water at about 2.30am. Police divers will be carrying out underwater searches soon.
Ian Hugill of Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, who have been searching the banks and surrounding areas, spoke to Jon Hill:
Police believe the man they are searching for in York entered the River Ouse voluntarily.
Police say they think he was trying to swim across the water.
Officers say they think he is an 18-year-old local man but have not yet released his name.
Underwater and river bank searches are continuing.
A police boat team have begun a search of the River Ouse using sonar equipment to scan the river bed in the hunt for a man reported missing in the river early today.
Police divers have returned to the River Ouse in York to resume their underwater search for a man who is reported to have gone in the water in the early hours of this morning.
Fifteen members of the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team have searched both banks of the river from the city centre to the A64 on the edge of York - a distance of two miles.
So far there has been no trace of the man. Police have released few details, but are now concentrating their search close to the Ouse Bridge in the centre of York.