Merseyside Police provide update on search for man near Crosby beach

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It is believed the man got into difficulty while on a paddleboard on the lake.

Police are continuing to search for a man who fell into a Sefton lake, on Friday afternoon.

At around 4.30pm on August 11, Merseyside Police received a report of a concern for safety of a man in Crosby Marine Lake, next to the Lakeside Adventure Centre. It is believed that the man, who has not been named, got into difficulty while on a paddleboard.

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The public were asked to avoid the area and a cordon was put in place around the lake and across large parts of the beach.

Providing an update on Sunday, the force said: “A search is ongoing at the Marine Lake and emergency services are still at the scene today, Sunday 13 August.

“This remains a priority and while the search is ongoing we are still asking the public to avoid the area. Thank you for your patience.”

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