Search and Rescue Teams searching for a missing person have recovered a body from a river.

West Mercia Police have been searching for a missing person, alongside other organisations, and a body was discovered in the River Severn in Stourport.

The body was discovered this morning. Formal identification is yet to take place.

A short statement shared by West Mercia Police said:

“Officers have recovered a man’s body from the River Severn in Stourport, Worcestershire this morning (24 December).

“The body was discovered around 10.15am.

“Formal identification is yet to take place.”