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Police search for Chepstow river fall man

Police are searching for a man believed to have fallen into the River Wye in Chepstow.

The man was reported to have gone into the water by the Wye Bridge at around 2.46pm.

Officers attended the scene and The Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) Inshore Rescue boat, the Coastguard at Chepstow and the Avon and Somerset police helicopter have joined the search.

At this time the man has not been located but efforts continue to recover him from the water.

– Gwent Police