Search after man seen falling into river

Aerial view of the River Wye
A search for a man was being carried out at the River Wye in Chepstow [Google]

A search is under way after a man was seen falling into the River Wye.

The alarm was raised at about 18:00 BST on Monday.

Milford Haven Coastguard said a stretch of water between the M48 and A48, south of Chepstow, Monmouthshire, was the focus of the operation.

Chepstow, Penarth and Portishead coastguard teams have all been involved, along with the Severn Area Rescue Association and a rescue helicopter.

Gwent Police and Gloucestershire Constabulary were also at the scene.