A search is under way after a 15-year-old boy was reported missing in a lake near a shopping centre.
Essex Police were called out on Friday night after reports that a teenager had gone missing at the Lakeside Shopping Centre in Thurrock, Essex.
Superintendent Craig Saunders said: “Our investigation has identified that he was last seen at around 8.50pm on the lake.
“We will be working with specialist search teams to carry out an extensive search of the lake and surrounding area today.”
People have been asked to stay away from the area as investigators continue their search.
:: Anyone with dashcam, CCTV or mobile phone footage from the area on Friday night should call police on 101 quoting incident 1441 of 31 July.