Police, fire, ambulance and coastguard services are currently at the scene in Bideford where a man’s body has been recovered from the River Torridge.

The body of a man has been recovered from mud by the River Torridge in Bideford today (Friday), police have confirmed.

Police were informed by the ambulance service at around 2.50pm. The fire service and coastguard were also called to attend the incident by the quay at Bank End.

A cordon is currently in place in the area.

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