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Search launched after report of man in the water at Weymouth harbour

02 May 2017
A search operation has been launched following reports of a man seen in the water at Weymouth harbour.

Police were alerted at 2.18pm today, Tuesday 2 May 2017, to a report of a concern for welfare relating to a man seen in the harbour.

Emergency services, including the coastguard helicopter, have been searching the area in an attempt to locate the man.

Chief Inspector Steve White , of Dorset Police, said: “We are currently carrying out a major search operation in a bid to locate the man and understand what has happened. 

“We would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding regarding any disruption caused while emergency services carry out their work.”

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