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Body Recovered From River Avon

Police dive teams have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming in a river.

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Multi-agency operation to find missing boy

Volunteers are among those searching for a missing boy last seen swimming in the River Avon. Avon and Somerset Police, Avon Fire and the ambulance service are all at the scene this evening. Roads in the area were initially closed to allow emergency vehicles access.

Emergency services were called just before 6pm. Specialist equipment is being used to search for the teenager. The boy's next of kin have been told about his disappearance.

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