Rescue operation after person goes into the River Lea in Tottenham

A Person went into the river in Tottenham this evening – sparking a major rescue operation.

Emergency services went to the scene of the incident on Tottenham Hale Ferry Lane after the person was being chased by officers on a moped entered the River Lea

It was reported at 10pm today (Wednesday, 8th October).

Officers at the scene confirmed that it is unclear how many people were in the volved. when it entered the water and it’s understood that persons are outstanding or unaccounted for.

The fire service a Hart Team are working with Paramedics and officers. The Road remains closed in both directions.

More to follow