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Police presence in River Severn - Shrewsbury

Following an incident yesterday, officers remain in the Frankwell Quay area of the River Severn this morning

Around 2am on Tuesday a vehicle is understood to have gone into the River Severn. Two men have been arrested and remain in police custody at this time.

As part of our enquiries, a search of the local area was carried out yesterday. Officers remain on the scene today carrying out further enquiries.

Detective Chief Inspector Mike Nally said: "We would like to reassure local people that there is likely to be a large police presence in the  Frankwell Quay area this morning as we continue our search and carry out enquiries.

"Following the incident, we received reports of a missing person which may be linked. As a result, a dive team will also be helping us with our search.

"We would ask that anyone with information about the incident calls West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 18N of 16 April."

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