River search for missing Lincoln man Michael Hull

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Original report: Police are continuing to search for a 25-year-old Lincoln man Michael Hull who went missing after a night out in the city.

Divers have been seen searching the river near to Gaunt Street, where he was last seen, and police have taped off an area of the footpath alongside the River Witham

As reported previously, 25-year-old Lincoln man Michael Hull, has not been seen since the early hours of Saturday, January 20.

He had been on a night out with friends at Home nightclub. He told them he was heading home when he left at around 2.50am.

Michael is described as about 5’8″ and has short, dark hair. He was wearing black jeans and a white shirt.

He was reported missing to Lincolnshire Police at around 5.30 on Saturday evening.

Police have since been making enquiries with friends and have been conducting searches in the Gaunt Street area, where he was last seen in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police are continuing searches and enquiries in the Gaunt Street area. Photo: Deeksha Teri

A number of Micheal’s friends took to social media to appeal for help tracing him. They added that divers would be searching the river in the area he was last seen over the weekend.

Police have taped off an area of the River Witham near to Gaunt Street and the underwater search unit is at the scene.

Lincolnshire Police have been contacted by The Lincolnite for an update, but could not at the time of writing confirm any further details.

Anyone who has seen Michael or who has any information is being asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 309 of January 20.