Searches of the River Wye in Hereford have continued over the weekend, as teams continue to search the river for missing local man Sean Day.

West Mercia Search and Rescue confirmed on Saturday morning that they’d been called back to the River Wye in Hereford, at the request of West Mercia Police.

West Mercia Search and Rescue confirmed that specialist kayak teams were searching the river.

Sean Day is believed to have fallen into the River Wye in the early hours of Saturday 29ty July.

A statement, released by West Mercia Police last week said:

Detectives investigating after a man went into the River Wye in the early hours of Saturday morning have named him as Sean Day aged 29.

Searches of the river continue with assistance from West Mercia Search and Rescue and Hereford and Worcestershire Fire Service.

Police received a call at 12.05am on Saturday 29th July that a man had fallen into the river near to the Victoria Bridge in Hereford.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and have been released on police bail whilst enquires continue.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the Quay Street/Castle Green area of Hereford between the hours of 10:30pm on Friday 28th July and 12:30am on Saturday 29th July who may have seen or heard a disturbance or person in distress near to the riverside to get in contact.

Detective Inspector Mark Walters said: ‘‘As our enquiries continue, we are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area late on Friday night and shortly after midnight on Saturday morning, in particular anyone who may have witnessed or heard a disturbance near to the riverbank”.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to provide it via the attached link or by contacting 101 and quoting incident 5_I_29072023. 

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.