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Desperate search for missing girl, 8, who disappeared in river

AN urgent search has been launched after an eight-year-old girl disappeared in a river in Scotland.

Emergency services are at the River Leven in Balloch this evening after the girl was reported missing in the water.

Police Scotland confirmed they are searching the water for the girl.

They were called at 6.45pm initially to reports of two missing people, but have since confirmed one has been found safe.

Emergency services have scrambled to the scene, including a helicopter and the fire service.

West Dunbartonshire Police confirmed roads have been closed off in the area.

They tweeted: “Motorists are advised that Balloch Road is currently closed between the A82 roundabout and Carrochan Road, Balloch due to an ongoing police incident at the River Leven. Please use an alternative route.”

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