River searched for missing reveller

Specialist officers have carried out a river search in a bid to find a man who went missing after an office Christmas party.

Ed Gillespie has not been seen since he left the party at the Roydon Marina Hotel near Harlow, Essex, in the early hours of December 22.

The 38-year-old, from Luton, worked for equipment testing company Bureau Veritas and was reported missing by relatives after he failed to return home.