Search launched after cruiser sinks

Emergency services launched a full scale search this morning after a 25ft private boat sank in the River Bure at Yarmouth.

Emergency services launched a full scale search this morning after a 25ft private boat sank in the River Bure at Yarmouth.

The empty holiday cruiser sank at about 9 30am at Marina Quays off Caister Road.

Coastguard, life boat crews and police dealt with the incident and a detailed search confirmed no one was on the cruiser at the time.

Yarmouth coastguard said it is believed the empty holiday cruiser had been at the site for some while.