An active Police Search is underway on the River Tees in Stockton as police contiune the search for Missing Lee Brown.
The National Police Air Support Unit is above and specially trained dog is searching the river banks.
Humberside Fire and Rescue service are wading the water.
Further along the River Tees many have gatered to support Lee, who seems to be a much loved lad, it brings home the pain that a disappearance can cause, with family members clinging on to everyhope that Lee is found safe and well.Durham Constabulary specialy trained dog support unit have been walking up and down the river in hope of some clues as to Lee’s Disappearance.
While the Harbour Police contiune searching the water, passgers by would hardly notice any activity was happening at all.
Searches from Cleveland Police seem low key, although detectives from Cleveland Police, painstakingly walk up and down the waters edge trying to gage an understanding of what has happened to Lee.
Yesterday Cleveland Police released the last confirmed movements of Missing Lee Brown.
Detectives from Cleveland Police are currently looking for the missing 24 year old who was last seen on Saturday 25th April 2015.
Lee had been attending a party on the Teesside Princess Boat he got off the Boat in Stockton and has not been seen since.
The last confirmed sighting of Lee shows him near to the River
Tees Watersports Centre at around 11.25pm last Saturday.
Today, officers have conducted searches in the area between the
Bridge and Tees Barrage in partnership with colleagues from the Harbour Police.
Detective Inspector Glen Westmoreland said: “We hope that the release of the
CCTV footage showing the last confirmed sighting of Lee may jog the memory of anyone who may have seen him on the evening of Saturday 25th April or since then.
“Our concern for Lee’s welfare grows with each day that passes and we remain focussed on finding him. This is still an active missing person investigation.”
Officers have already carried out extensive enquiries including searches of the walk ways around the river, speaking to Lee’s close family and friends, speaking to people who were also on the boat on Saturday evening, as well as exploring a
number of CCTV cameras.
Lee is described as 6ft 5” tall, blonde, with blue eyes and of muscular build. He has a panther tattoo on his left arm, a tiger tattoo on his right leg and the name ‘Harrison’ tattooed across his shoulders.
He was wearing black Timberland boots with a white logo, blue jeans and a blue jumper with tan patches on the shoulder. His hair could have looked shorter than usual as it had recently been cut.
Anyone who was with Lee on Saturday evening or anyone who may have seen him or may know of his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.