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Two missing after car in Christchurch lake

12 September 2017 9:35 AM
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Two people are missing and the police dive squad is expected to be called to the scene after a car ended up submerged in a Christchurch lake.

Two people are missing after a car ended up submerged in a Christchurch lake.

The police dive squad was expected to be called to the lake, near Westlake Drive in Halswell, on Wednesday morning, a police spokesperson said.

Emergency services were alerted around 5.45pm on Tuesday to the car in the water.

Police said earlier that it was unclear if there was anyone in the vehicle, and some officers and fire staff had gone into the lake to check.

Police are talking to witnesses to work out what happened and a scene guard will be in place overnight.

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Source: home.nzcity.co.nz

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