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.
For the next two years Jackie Gold is taking on a new international policing role with the United Nations. Bob Constantine reports.
Footage of the moment a police officer fired a 50,000 volt stun gun at a naked suspect in a custody cell has been leaked to ITV News. Today a jury at Bristol Crown Court cleared the officer of assault, and the Chief Constable of Wiltshire tried to stop any of the film from being shown.
Gloucestershire police says work has been underway for some time to improve how they deal with domestic abuse, including reviewing the frontline service they offer victims.
Assistant Chief Constable Richard Berry is from Gloucestershire Police:-
Just eight of 43 police forces responded well to domestic abuse and the most vulnerable victims faced a "lottery" in the way their complaints were handled, inspectors said.
The forces singled out by inspectors as being of particularly serious concern were:
- Greater Manchester
Lancashire Police was hailed as having the best response to domestic abuse.
Among the forces found to be of serious concern, Bedfordshire had one officer working in its domestic violence unit, and in a case in Greater Manchester, the 13-year-old daughter of a victim was asked to act as a language interpreter for officers investigating allegations against her father.
The sudden death of Batook Pandya over the weekend is a great loss to Bristol and we in Avon and Somerset Police will greatly miss him.
For more than a quarter of a century he has led SARI’s work supporting victims of hate crime.
His work brought him close to local police, helping us find ways of improving our service to victims of hate crime – and sometimes telling us uncomfortable truths.