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.

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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