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Police specialist underwater teams search for missing man in River Trent West Bridgford

A specialist police underwater search team has been searching part of the River Trent as part of their enquiries to find a missing man who was last seen a week ago.

Nottinghamshire Police are concerned for the welfare of 34-year-old Adrian Karpinski after he was reported missing from The Meadows area of Nottingham.

Adrian was last seen on the Embankment near to the Wilford toll bridge at around 6pm on Thursday 24 March.

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Searches have been taking place on the River Trent today and tonight police will be handing out missing person posters in the area as part of their ongoing enquiries.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Bull, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our officers have real concerns for Adrian since he was reported missing to us.

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“We have been in close contact with Adrian’s family to support them and to ensure they are aware of our activity during what must be a heart-breaking and anxious time.

“I would urge anyone with any information about Adrian – no matter how insignificant they think it may seem – to contact Nottinghamshire Police as soon as possible.”

Adrian is described as being 5ft 11ins tall, of slim build, with short mousey brown hair. He was wearing the same clothes as shown in the picture with his bike – a black coat, black joggers and white trainers. He was carrying a red Nike backpack.

Officers are also asking if anyone has seen his red Trek mountain bike as shown in the photo.

If you have seen Adrian or have any information about his whereabouts, please contact us on 101, quoting incident 562 of 26 March 2022.

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