Teenager taken to hospital after incident near river in York

Willow Bank, New Earswick. Photograph © Google Street View
5 Feb 2019 @ 10.44 am
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A teenager was taken to hospital after an incident in New Earswick.

Police were called to Willow Bank, New Earswick, at around 8.50am this morning (Tuesday, 5 February) following a concern for the safety of a teenage boy at the location.

Ambulance crews were also called to the incident.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed close to Joseph Rowntree School.

The road was closed off for a time and officers were seen searching the grass next to the River Foss.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said:

  • The boy was taken to hospital for treatment.

    Anyone who witnessed the circumstances surrounding the incident is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101
Quote reference number NYP-05022019-0086