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Body found in river in search for missing teen

Sam Amin went missing after a night out in Bath

A body believed to be that of a missing teenager has been found in the river Avon in Bath.

Police have been searching for 18 year old Sam Amin after he went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning. The body was found at noon. It has not yet been formally identified but it is believed to be that of missing Sam. His family have been informed.

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Police in Bath continue to search for Sam Amin

Sam Amin was last seen in the early hours of Saturday morning Credit: ITV News

Police in Bath are continuing to search for a missing teenager.

18 year old Sam Amin from Twerton was last seen at a bar in the city in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was last seen near the bus station. Police divers were searching the River Avon yesterday.

Police dive teams search River Avon for missing teen

Police dive teams have begun searching the River Avon Credit: ITV News

Police dive teams are searching the River Avon as they try to find a missing teenager.

Sam Amin was last seen shortly after leaving a bar in Bath in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Five people have drowned in the river since 2009 and there have been calls for increased safety measures.

Sam Amin went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning Credit: ITV News

Sam is described as being of Asian appearance, 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build with short black hair.

He was wearing blue jeans and a red and black lumber-style jacket when he was last seen leaving the OPA bar on North Parade.

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Bath councillors review cuts to public toilets

A number of public toilets in Bath and North East Somerset have been closed Credit: ITV News

Councillors in Bath and North East Somerset have voted to review cuts to public toilets.

Toilets have been closed completely in Twerton, Peasedown and Weston - despite campaigns to keep them open. Now the council has voted to pause the current programme of reductions and consult with residents on the changes.

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