Major search operation launched in Leicester after boy, 2, falls into river | EUROtoday

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A search is below manner after a two-year-old boy fell right into a river in Leicester on Sunday.

The baby had been with household when he fell into the River Soar and has but to be situated, in keeping with Leicestershire Police.

The operation is ongoing and can proceed with “additional specialist teams” on Monday morning, the power mentioned.

Emergency providers attended the scene simply after 5pm and a search and rescue operation started in Aylestone Meadows, near Marsden Lane.

Police mentioned a person was taken to hospital “as a precautionary measure”. The baby’s household are being supported by specialist officers.

The power mentioned: “Our thoughts are with them at this extremely difficult time.

“We have had a number of offers of support to assist with the search and would kindly ask that people do not attend the scene due to rising water levels and safety risks.

“If anyone has any information or comes across anything that may assist officers, they are asked to contact us immediately.”

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service mentioned police had been main the operation.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2024/02/19/search-operation-leicester-boy-falls-into-river/