Emergency services carry out water rescue in search for missing child in Lowestoft

A search is being carried out at a pond off Kirby Cane Walk. Picture: James Carr.

A search is being carried out at a pond off Kirby Cane Walk. Picture: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

Emergency services are continuing to search a pond in Lowestoft after reports of a missing child.

Emergency services at Kirby Cane Walk, Lowestoft. Picture: James Carr.

Emergency services at Kirby Cane Walk, Lowestoft. Picture: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

Fire, police and ambulance crews were originally called to the scene after reports a woman had fallen into the water and was struggling to get out.

However a police spokesman said the woman is now out of the water and safe, although crews are still searching for the child.

Three fire crews were called to Kirby Cane Walk, off Walberswick Way, at 3.53pm this afternoon.

Two water rescue personnel are still searching the pond.


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A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, and volunteer doctor from the Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) are also on scene, along with the air ambulance.

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