Amsterdam 'canal fall' man named

Neil Stewart, pictured with his fiancée. Credit: Family photo

Police in Holland are continuing their search for a man from Newcastle who fell into a canal near Amsterdam in the early hours of Sunday morning.

It is understood thirty year old Neil Stewart from the West End of Newcastle was on a party boat in North Sea Canal, which connects the city with the ferry port at IJmuiden

He was on a surprise trip to the city, organised by his fiancée, to celebrate his close friend's engagement.