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Perth police find body in the River Tay at North Muirton

Mateusz Wilamowski
Image caption Mateusz Wilamowski has been missing since Sunday evening at 19:20

Police searching for the body of a missing 16-year-old are in the process of recovering a body from the River Tay at North Muirton, Perth.

The body was spotted by a member of the public at around 13:25 who in turn contacted the police.

Mateusz Wilamowski was swept away as he crossed the River Tay at North Muirton, Perth on Sunday evening.

A series of searches since he went missing had failed to find the missing teenager.

A police family liaison officer is with the family of missing boy and is keeping them fully informed of any developments.

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