Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Boy missing after Edinburgh reservoir alert

A 14-year-old boy has been reported missing after getting into difficulty in the water at a reservoir.

The emergency services were called to Torduff Reservoir in Bonaly Country Park, Edinburgh, at about 18:15.

A Police Scotland spokesman said officers went to the scene along with the fire service.

They were told that a boy in the water was "in difficulty". A search was started immediately.

The police spokesman said: "The youth has yet to be traced and local officers are being assisted in the search by colleagues from the air support unit."

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