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Search for missing teenager James Sheehan enters fourth day

A major search is being carried out in Arklow where the 18-year-old was last seen in the early hours of Sunday morning.

James Sheehan
James Sheehan
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THE SEARCH FOR missing teenager James Sheehan who has not been seen since early on Sunday morning has entered its fourth day.

People from Arklow and surrounding areas in Wicklow, along with the Garda Water Unit, the Boyne Fisherman’s Rescue, and the Civil Defence, are carrying out a number of searches today in a bid to find the 18-year-old.

James Sheehan was last seen leaving a night club in Arklow on Sunday morning just after 2.30am. He is described as being 6’2″ in height, of athletic build, and has short red hair.

Gardaí have warned the local community in Arklow that some areas being searched around the Avoca River could potentially be risky for anyone involved in the search operation who is not fully trained, and has asked the public to allow trained personnel to carry out the searches of these areas.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Arklow Garda station on 0402 23620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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