Child missing after getting into difficulty in Westport Lake
Emergency services began their search after reports three children were in distress.
A child is missing and two others have been rescued after getting into difficulty in Westport Lake in Stoke-on-Trent.
Emergency services began their search in the water following reports the three children were in distress.
Staffordshire Police said they were called to the scene at around 4.50pm on Monday.
Emergency services and specialist teams are still conducting a search at Westport Lake following reports this afternoon that three children were in distress in the water. Two of the children are safe and well but one child is still missing. pic.twitter.com/xcasVAnWwb— Staffordshire Police (@StaffsPolice) June 25, 2018
Two of the children made it safely out of the lake, but one is still missing.
Emergency services including West Midlands Ambulance Service, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, Staffordshire Air Ambulance and the National Police Air Service are all in attendance.
A police cordon is in place.
The identities of the children are known to officers who are in contact with the parents.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 urgently quoting incident 629 of 25 June.