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5:25 PM

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24/06/2022

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Taplow

5:25 PM, Friday 24 June, 2022

Assistance to other Services

Amerden Lane, Taplow

Appliances and crews attended from:

  • Slough
  • Langley
  • Windsor, Tinkers Lane
  • Maidenhead
  • Surrey

The Water Rescue Unit from Beaconsfield, as well as four officers, also attended. They joined South Central Ambulance Service and Thames Valley Police at the scene.

A 16-year-old boy had entered Jubilee River and got into difficulty. The firefighters conducted an extensive search of the water and river banks. The National Police Air Service (NPAS) was also in attendance.

The body of a boy was subsequently located in the water, and a recovery operation was launched by Thames Valley Police, with help from a specialist recovery unit.

Thames Valley Police has released a statement following this incident.