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Bristol Harbour: Body found in search for missing teen

Divers in Bristol Harbour
Image caption The search of Bristol Harbour resumed on Friday morning

An underwater search team looking for a 17-year-old boy in Bristol Harbour have found a body.

The teenager was seen getting into difficulty after entering the water to retrieve a ball on Thursday at 23:15 BST, Avon and Somerset Police said.

The body of a young man was found shortly after 12:00 on Friday after a search of the area was resumed.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but police said it appeared to have been a "tragic accident".

Image copyright Avon Fire and Rescue
Image caption A 17-year-old boy disappeared under the water in the harbour on Thursday night

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