Search For Missing Man In Cornwall

Police and coastguards are trying to trace a man reported missing in Cornwall.

Details are sketchy at the moment:

Heart understands a male was seen in the Helford river, near Durgen beach trying to swim towards a dinghy when he appears to have got into difficulties.

It happened about 1955 hours on Wednesday 11th July 2012.

Falmouth coastguard alerted police that they were carrying out a search.

A coastguard helicopter and lifeboat was used in the search. 

A land based coastguard team also assisted on the shoreline.

The search continues.