Person missing at sea
Police and Navy are now back from Firth on Thames, they
are downloading the information collected with the Remis,
the torpedo type tool used to swim along the bottom of the
sea bed and photograph large areas.
The information will
then be analysed. This could take until tomorrow. It is
expected that this part of the search could take up to four
Currently there is no one at the scene.
apologise to media for releasing the missing boys age as 13,
we have since spoken to the family representative and she
has told us he is definately 11 years of age.
males who were involved in the incident are all still at
Middlemore Hosital and not expected to be released until
Monday. They are aged 39, 21 and 15.
There will be no
further update tonight from Police.
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