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…