Police search water in Gainsborough for missing 15-year-old boy

Police say they are 'very concerned' for Oliwier's welfare. Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police are conducting a search of the water in Gainsborough after a 15-year-old boy was reported missing.

Oliwier was last seen near the riverbank at the Flood Road bridge late in the evening on Monday, 22 May.

Lincolnshire Police said they had a dedicated team of officers searching the River Trent and surrounding areas.

A search is underway in Gainsborough.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We are very concerned for his welfare and specialist officers are already in the area conducting a search of the water.

"We are now calling for the help of our community as we try to trace his movements prior to when he was last seen Monday evening."

They added that he was near the riverbank between 7.30pm and 8.30pm, saying that "we believe that there were a number of motorists on the road at the time".

The spokesperson continued: "We would ask that people do not speculate about what’s happened to Oliwier."

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