Police searching for person who has gone missing in Manawatu River, Foxton

Police searching for person who has gone missing in Manawatu River, Foxton

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Reports indicate that a person has gone missing in the Manawatu River near Foxton.

Police and search teams were deployed after receiving reports between 8 am and 10 am indicating that a person had gone missing.

The local Coastguard carefully searched and checked the riverbanks.

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Search teams were located at the river loop’s boating ramp, including boats who were out searching the river up and downstream for the missing person.

A diving crew was deployed at around 1:35 pm.

An image supplied to thisquality shows a Police Rescue Helicopter grounded by the Foxton Water Tower.

Image: SUPPLIED/ W.permissions

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