A rescue effort is under way after a man is understood to have fallen into an Aberdeenshire river.
The emergency services were called to the River Esk, near Laurencekirk, at 2.15pm.
A police spokeswoman said there were “concerns for someone in the water”.
Fire engines were sent from Montrose and Brechin, along with a water rescue team from Aberdeen.
A spokeswoman for the fire service confirmed that the incident was still ongoing, with appliances remaining at the scene.