Teen Dead In Search For Missing Youths In Perth's Swan River
The body of a teenager has been recovered from Perth's Swan River while other teens remain missing after they jumped into the water to avoid police.
Police divers recovered the boy's body late on Monday night following a chase which began in the afternoon when police responded to reports the youths were jumping fences in Maylands.
Two teens were taken into custody, and the search for the others continues as police work to identify the dead boy and notify next of kin.
The body of a teenage boy has been pulled from the Swan River in Maylands. Police are working to identify the body. A search of the area continues after several teens entered the water near Tranby Rd at about 3:15pm yesterday as they ran from police. @abcnews @abcperth pic.twitter.com/262qLSgx7R— James Carmody (@jamescarmody95) September 10, 2018
The Maylands Boat Ramp on Clarkson Road, Maylands, and its car park are closed.
Water police are at the scene, as well as mounted police officers and the air wing.