A police cordon is in place by the River Avon in Bath, at the location where police divers discovered a body this morning. It is believed to be that of Sammuel Amin, 18, who has been missing since Saturday. If so, he becomes the sixth person to die in the Bath stretch of the river since 2009.
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.
Police are about to resume their search of the river Avon for missing teenager Sam Amin.
The 18 year old went missing in the early hours of Saturday morning after a celebratory night out. He was last seen on CCTV near Bath Bus Station. The police are resuming their search of the area of river nearby.
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 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 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.
There are fears that a missing teenager from Bath has drowned.
Police will begin searching the River Avon downstream from Bath Bus Station, where 18 year old Sam Amin was last caught on CCTV.
Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Bath. 18 year old Sam Amin was last seen at a bar on North Parade in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was wearing blue jeans, and a red and black jacket.
A dog that bit a man during an arrest in Weston super Mare, and the officer in charge of the animal, have returned to work following an investigation into the incident.
The 28-year-old was bitten after being arrested on suspicion of assaulting two police officers and causing criminal damage.
The internal investigation found that the officer and his dog had followed the correct guidelines. His dog has undergone further training in order that it could be re-licensed.
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Wiltshire Police says that problems with its 101 non-emergency call system have now been resolved.
The force had to divert all its 999 emergency calls to Gloucestershire Police yesterday morning because of a fault.
Its 101 number for non-emergency calls was also out of use.
All services are now fully restored.
A long serving policewoman from Yeovil is swapping her regular beat in Somerset for the war-torn country of South Sudan in Africa.
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