Search currently underway after man falls into River Rothay

Following a report from a member of the public at 2.25pm, Cumbria Police are currently searching for a man who is believed to have fallen into the River Rothay at Ambleside which flows towards Lake Windermere.

A multi agency search is underway, with Officers being supported by the Officers from the Fire service, Coastguard, RAF, Langdale Mountain Rescue team and Lake Wardens from Lake Windermere.

Police are urging people not to enter the local rivers or lakes as the water is very fast moving and dangerous.