Search and rescue teams look for missing person in Ironbridge

Search and rescue teams were out in Ironbridge looking for a high risk missing person.

West Mercia Search and Rescue
West Mercia Search and Rescue

The specialist volunteer teams from West Mercia Search & Rescue (SAR) were called at about 8pm on Monday.

Officers from West Mercia Police were also in attendance to look for what teams classed as a "high risk missing person".

Police confirmed today the individual was still missing.

A spokesperson from West Mercia SAR said: "Specialist search teams are en route to support West Mercia Police with a high risk missing person in the Ironbridge area, Shropshire."

The members of West Mercia SAR are highly trained volunteers who aid emergency services in various situations, including looking for missing people.

West Mercia Police has been contacted for more information.

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