Body Found In River After Police Receive Concerns For Teenage Boy

By Rachael Grealish

A body has been found after a multi-agency search operation at the River Eden, Cumbria Police confirmed.

Police received a report of a concern, by North West Ambulance Service, for the welfare of a teenage boy entered the river Eden in Rickerby Park near Stony Holme, at around 9pm yesterday, Saturday July 17.

Along with Cumbria Police, North West Ambulance Service, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, the Coastguard were all deployed in the operation.

Following the search a body was found at around 11:45am today, Sunday July 18, however, formal identification has not yet taken place.

More information to follow.