Police helicopter launched in search for missing 10-year-old boy

Sussex Police helicopter SUS-170806-161538001
Sussex Police helicopter SUS-170806-161538001

The police helicopter was launched to help in the search for a missing 10-year-old boy this afternoon (Thursday, June 8).

Shortly after 3pm, police officers, supported by a National Police Air Service helicopter, began searching for the boy who had been reported missing from Robsack Wood Community Primary School, Whatlington Way, St Leonards.

Within the hour, the boy was found safe and well nearby, and the helicopter was stood down.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.hastingsobserver.co.uk/ 2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hastingsobserver

3) Follow us on Twitter @HastingsObs

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Hastings Observer - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.