Teenager falls from Torpoint ferry on New Year's eve

This is The West Country: Teenager falls from Torpoint ferry on New Year's Eve Teenager falls from Torpoint ferry on New Year's Eve

A teenager is still missing after falling from the Torpoint Ferry on New Tear's Eve.

Police are appealing for information following "an incident on the Torpoint Ferry at around 9.15pm on New Years Eve", December 31.

A spokesman said: "Officers are concerned for the welfare of 16 year old Jordan Cobb from Plymouth, who was seen to jump from the ferry into the Tamar river at around 9.15pm. Police Coastguard and the RNLI attended and conducted an extensive search for Jordan, who at the time of writing remains missing.

Chief Inspector Ian Drummond Smith said " We are treating Jordan as a High Risk missing person and we are working with the coastguard to try and locate him.

"The river was extensively searched by air and sea for several hours, but there remains a possibility that he managed to swim ashore, and I would ask anyone with information to call the police on 101".

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