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Search for ferry teen called off

The search for Jordan Cobb, 16, who is believed to have jumped from a ferry into a river near Plymouth has been called off, a spokesman for the Coastguard said.

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Search for boy seen jumping from ferry into River Tamar

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.

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