Rockford Scanner™: Possible Jumper Near Downtown Rockford


Around 5 pm today, several emergency personnel were working a scene near downtown Rockford. 

A black female with short hair was on the ledge of the Whitman st bridge, threatening to jump into the Rock River. She was yelling at the emergency personnel to back away from her. She was on the ledge a short time, when she was secured and not able to jump anymore.  The scene is now secure.