Merseyside police have requested that people avoid the vicinity of Crosby beach as a significant search and rescue operation takes place. Emergency services, including police, fire and rescue, and North West Ambulance, are present at Crosby Marine Lake.
The police have confirmed receiving reports of a man in the Marine Lake around 4.50 pm today. In a statement, they said, “Emergency services are responding to an incident in Waterloo this evening, Friday 11 August. At around 4.50 pm, we received a report of a concern for the safety of a man in the Marine Lake, next to Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre.”
No further information has been released about the man’s age or other details regarding the incident. The incident remains ongoing, and the police are urging people to avoid the area.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue spokesperson also stated the ongoing situation at Crosby Marine Lake, with crews arriving at the scene at 5.03 pm following reports of a person in the water at 4.55 pm. In addition to the police, search and rescue teams are also involved in the operation. The North West hazardous area response team is conducting a search of the lake.
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