A man is still missing after getting into difficulty while swimming yesterday evening despite a huge police search.

Two men apparently got into trouble while swimming in a stretch of water called Lulle Brook, between Odney Lane and Mill Lane at around 7pm on Tuesday evening.

One of the men, in his thirties, was rescued by a member of the public and was rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

Despite a huge search last night, the other man has still not been found.

A third man got into the water to try and help but he got out safely.

There was a huge emergency services presence in the area, with Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Bucks Fire, Thames Valley Police, SCAS Hazardous Area Response Team, Thames Valley Air Ambulance and Hants and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance on the scene.

The Hampshire Constabulary marine unit and the Bucks Fire marine unit also assisted.

LPA Commander for Windsor and Maidenhead, Superintendent Colin Hudson, said, “We are carrying out searches today to locate the missing man which includes searches on the banks of the river and in the water using specialist resources.

“One man remains in hospital in a serious condition.

“Our thoughts are with both the men’s families and our officers are supporting them at this very difficult time.”