BREAKING: Major rescue operation underway as 2 year old child goes missing in Scotland

Rescuers are desperately searching for a two-year-old child feared missing near a Perthshire river.

Police, firefighters and ambulance crews rushed to the remote site at Milton of Drimmie near Bridge of Cally over claims a child had vanished near the River Ericht.

A cordon was set up around the area with motorists directed away while a water rescue  unit and Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance joined in the hunt.

It is now understood the search may have been stood down.

Police Scotland – who were yet to confirm any details – reportedly called for the additional assistance at around 11.30am.

Witnesses told how mercy crews sped through Bridge of Cally towards the rural area where the child is understood to have disappeared.

More to follow…