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Day three: The search for a missing York teen resumes

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5:20pm 14th February 2012
(Updated 12:18pm 17th February 2012)

Underwater searches in the hunt for missing York teen Jordan Sullivan, will start again this morning.

The 19 year olds whereabouts are unknown.

North Yorkshire Police have told Minster FM their land searches are now completed and only the Underwater Search Unit will resume.

Jordan was seen last seen on Valentine's Day on the banks of the River Ouse. He was naked and seen running towards the water.

His family have issued these pictures of Jordan:

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Background information to the case

Police in York are urgently appealing for information to locate a missing man.

Jordan Sullivan, 19, was last seen at approximately 9.30am on Tuesday 14th February 2012, near the River Ouse in Naburn.

He removed his clothing and ran towards the river.

Police, the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and air support have made an extensive search of the area but have so far been unable to locate Jordan.

Emergency services are likely to start underwater searching this morning.

He is described as white, approximately 5ft 9in tall with a slim build and short dark hair. Jordan also has a tattoo of a crucifix running between his shoulder blades.

Minster FM's Louisa Maher been the the scene of the police investigation:


PICTURED: Inspector Jo Brooksbank

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PC Alex Dobson, of York Safer Neighbourhood Team, said:

“I am urging anyone who may have seen a naked man in area to contact the police immediately.

“I am also appealing to anyone who may have seen any unusual activity near the River Ouse.

“Jordan, if you see or hear this appeal please get in touch as I need to ensure that you are safe and well.”

If you can help to locate Jordan Sullivan please ring North Yorkshire Police on 101 and select option 1.

A number of Yorkshire services have been drafted in to help in the search:

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