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.
A coastguard team is out searching the shoreline north of the Helford River in Falmouth. Lifeboats and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose were called out last night after a woman reported hearing shouts from a man in the river. The search was scaled back because of the darkness and has now resumed.
The search for a person heard crying for help near the Helford River in Falmouth is being scaled back this evening due to darkness. Coastguard teams, lifeboats and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose had been searching the river after a woman reported hearing the shouts of a man.
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.
Dozens of people are involved in a search for a man heard crying for help in the River Helford, near Falmouth. Three coastguard teams, two RNLI lifeboats and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose are involved in the search.
The report was made just before 7pm by a member of the public from a beach near Glebe.
A major search operation is under way near Falmouth tonight after a man was seen calling for help in the Helford River. A helicopter from RNAS Culdrose and two lifeboats are at the scene after the reports came in just before seven this evening.