Police find body in search of Hartlepool Marina

Police divers search the marina at the weekend
Police divers search the marina at the weekend

Police have found a body during a search of Hartlepool Marina.

Police have been carrying out searches of the area all weekend since the disappearance of a man last Thursday night.

Andrew Roy

Andrew Roy

Andrew Roy, 51, went missing on Thursday night and was last seen on CCTV cameras at around 11.15pm in an area near Portals Place.

Members of the emergency services at Hartlepool Marina as searches were made for Andrew Roy over the weekend.

Concerns were raised after he did not show up for work the next day.

Andrew is from Cornwall but has been working in the town.

A police spokesman said: "Police conducting searches in Hartlepool marina discovered a body at around 1pm today.

"Whilst formal identification has not yet taken place, the family of Andrew Roy from Cornwall is aware and is being supported by officers."

Cleveland Police spent the weekend using divers from the Police Marine Unit to search the water.

Also involved in the operation was the RNLI, HM Coastguard and the fire service.