A major search has resumed in Carmarthen, south west Wales after a boy fell into the River Towy.

The boy, who has not been identified, fell into the river near Tanerdy around 4pm on Tuesday, (17 February).

The local coastguard joined Dyfed-Powys Police and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service in the search.

Emergency services including inshore lifeboat crews and an RAF Sea King rescue helicopter will continue efforts to find the boy. His family are being supported by specially trained police.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police and other emergency services will continue to search in the morning for an 11-year-old boy who was reported to have fallen into the River Towy."

No further details are expected to be released while the operation is ongoing.

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