The missing five year-old boy has now been found by police. He had gone to play in a nearby park.
ITV News can confirm that the 5 year-old boy was reported missing from Pembroke Street, Devonport, at 5:50pm today (Thursday 23 May) where he was playing with a friend. He is wearing a red sweater, black trousers and black shoes.
Devon and Cornwall Police say every available officer is out searching for him.
ITV News is receiving reports that police are searching for a 5 year-old boy missing from the Devonport area.
More updates to follow.
The Royal Navy has issued a statement about a fire on the exterior of a nuclear submarine at Devonport this afternoon. The fire happened around 3pm when HMS Torbay was under maintenance afloat.The fire was on top of the outer deck or casing just below the conning tower.
It's thought a worker accidentally sparked the fire, possibly through welding or similar tools. The Ministry of Defence and its contractors are to carry out an investigation to avoid similar incidents.
– Royal Navy spokesman
"The incident was reported within minutes of happening and was reported to Devon Fire and Rescue Service. Before the fire service arrived, the fire was put out by a member of the Royal Navy crew.
"There was no risk to life, no risk to the public. No-one was hurt and no one breathed in any smoke. There were no nuclear implications and the nuclear reactor was not affected. There has been no damage to the submarine."
There's been a fire on board a nuclear submarine at Devonport dockyard. HMS Torbay was in dry dock for maintenance work when the fire started. It's thought it may have been caused by an electrical fault.
Thirty firefighters were called to the scene following an alert. The blaze was put out soon after the first arrived. A Royal Navy spokesman said it wasn't clear at this stage how it happened. No-one has been reported injured.
Residents living on a Plymouth estate say they're trapped in homes nobody wants, next to the controversial incinerator site at Devonport. The waste to energy plant is already taking shape and is due to open at the end of next year.
As our Plymouth Correspondent Jonathan Gibson reports, MVV - the firm behind the project - is also preparing for more opposition at a public inquiry in Buckfastleigh, over it's appeal to recycle ash at a nearby quarry.
A man's appeared in court charged with the murder of Michael Brincat from Plymouth. The 76-year-old was found dead in his flat earlier this month.
Brian Short, who's 52, appeared before magistrates where he was remanded in custody.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of 76-year-old Michael Brincat in Plymouth. The pensioner's body was found in a flat in Granby Way in Devonport last week.
52-year-old Brian Short was remanded in custody to appear before Plymouth Crown Court on Wednesday (20th).
He made no application for bail.
A 52-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Plymouth.
The body of 76-year-old Michael Brincat was found in a flat in Granby Way in Devonport last week. Brian Short was arrested after a post-mortem examination found the cause of death to be suspicious. He's due before Plymouth Magistrates tomorrow (Mon).
76-year-old Michael Brincat was found dead at his home on Granby Way, Devonport, on Tuesday. A 52 year old man from the Devonport area was arrested on suspicion of murder this morning. He is now in police custody where he is being interviewed by detectives.
Devon and Cornwall Police have issued this statement:
– Detective Superintendent Paul Burgan
While this is a significant development in the investigation I want to be clear that there are still a number of lines of enquiry to be completed and this investigation is very much ongoing. I would still like to appeal to local people to come forward if they have any information, no matter how insignificant they think it might be.