Teen missing in river at Bulls

  • 14/01/2018
Police were notified about 6pm when he had been missing 45 minutes, a spokeswoman said.
Police were notified about 6pm when he had been missing 45 minutes, a spokeswoman said. Photo credit: file

A search is under way for a teenager missing in the swollen Rangitikei River near Bulls.

The teenager was last seen about 5:15pm on Sunday.

Police were notified about 6pm when he had been missing 45 minutes, a spokeswoman said.

A rescue helicopter and police units are involved in the search.

The teenager disappeared from the Bridge St area, near the bridge over the river at the southern entrance to Bulls.

The river is swollen and dirty after recent heavy rain inland.

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