26-year-old man missing 13 hours after falling into Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe

News Desk (18 June, 2017)

The search operation continues this morning

17635Photo of the rescue operation in Greenland Dock (Credit: Sara Bandali)

A ten-year-old was saved from drowning after falling into Greenland Dock in Rotherhithe yesterday, but a 26-year-old is still missing.

Police were called at around 8:20pm on Saturday (June 17) and joined the rescue operation with the help of the Met’s Marine Policing Team.

Passing members of the public had managed to save the ten-year-old boy from the water, but the 26-year-old man in the water had not resurfaced.

Searches have continued this morning, and a joint operation with London Ambulance Service, London Fire Brigade and the Harbour Master is still ongoing.

The missing man’s next of kin are aware of the incident.

The ten-year-old was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

More information to follow…


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