Rockford Scanner™: Several Emergency Personnel Rescued A Man In The Rock River

Sources are reporting a water rescue in Rockford. 
It happened Wednesday morning near the Whitman st bridge.
A young man was threatening to jump into the Rock River.
He was described as a White male
Approx. late 20s to early 30
Wearing Olive green beanie hat
and had his legs over the railing.
He then jumped into the cold waters of the Rock River.
He survived the incident and exited the river on the west bank of the river.
He needed medical attention.  No other information is available.




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