The man was said to have last been seen shortly before 8am close to the Riveresque Cafe, at Bridge End.
|Crews observe from the bank wearing lifejackets|
Fire crews were deployed to search the river around the area the man was last seen and using water sled and poles attempted to find the missing male casualty.
|Water search underway|
Crews from Leeds, Hunslet, Rothwell and Brighouse attended the scene with their specialist water rescue teams.
|Fire and Ambulance vehicles at the scene|
This location has seen many similar incidents in the past involving rescue services.