Lendal Bridge – Underwater searches resume to locate missing York woman

999 crews at Lendal Bridge yesterday afternoon
31 Oct 2020 @ 11.35 am
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The Police Underwater Search Unit is resuming operations this morning (Saturday 31 October 2020) in the effort to locate a woman who fell from Lendal Bridge into the River Ouse at around 12.10pm on Friday.

Detailed riverbank searches are also being carried out by specialist officers from the Operational Support Unit.

This work is expected to continue over the weekend and into Monday.

The missing woman is believed to be from York and aged in her early 20s.

Her family are being supported.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12200190737.