Fears drunk person fallen in Hutt River

Police are searching the river near Avalon in Lower Hutt. Photo / File
Police are searching the river near Avalon in Lower Hutt. Photo / File

Police are searching a section of the Hutt River after reports a drunk person may have fallen in.

Inspector Ken Climo says they are searching the river near Avalon in Lower Hutt.

He says they have tracked where the person has walked alongside the river, and where they may have entered the water.

A helicopter is also hovering over the area to help in the search.

- NZ Herald

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