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Emergency crews searching Nechako/Fraser River…

Prince George Search and Rescue continues to look for a person who jumped off the John Hart Bridge on Sunday.

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Efforts are underway to locate a person that may have jumped from a local bridge Sunday evening… 

Police say at approximately 8:00 PM, members received a report of a possible jumper off the John Hart Bridge in Prince George. A passing driver observed a person jump from the west side of the bridge.

Extensive efforts were made to locate the person. Officers and a Police Service Dog searched the shore line of the Nechako River and various points along the Fraser River that were accessible.

A private helicopter operating in the area assisted in the search until darkness. Prince George Fire / Rescue Service and the BC Conservation Service also assisted. The person was not located.

The person was described as:

  • Most likely female
  • Long blonde hair
  • Slight build

Search efforts resumed early this morning. Prince George Search & Rescue have been activated and boats are on the river. A helicopter is also being utilized.

If anyone has any information or sees anything suspicious along our rivers, they are requested to contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

 

 

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