Major Search For Man In River

A major search operation is under way near Falmouth tonight after a man was heard calling for help in the Helford River.

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Search scaled down for yachtsman

Kristian Selman was last seen in the Helford River on Wednesday Credit: ITV News

Rescue crews have scaled down their search for a man who disappeared while swimming in a river in Cornwall.

Coastguards in Falmouth confirmed they had scaled back their search for Kristian Selman, 36, who was last seen in the Helford River shortly after 6.30pm on Wednesday.

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Search continues for man in river

The River Helford, near Falmouth, is continuing to being searched this evening following reports of a man crying for help. Two RNLI lifeboats and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose are involved. Three coastguard teams, each around eight strong, are searching the river banks and coastal path.

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