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Rockford Scanner™: Water Rescue In Progress In Rockford



What happened: water rescue/possible jumper 

Where at:  Jefferson St Bridge 

When:  10:35 pm

Brief information on what may have happened: 

At approximately 10:35 this evening emergency personnel were called to 100 W Jefferson Street, the Jefferson Street Bridge, for a water rescue with boats and divers from The Rockford Fire Department.

A 19 year old male has reportedly jumped into the river.

All personnel are still on scene, it’s unknown at this time if someone was located in the water.

Updated @ 11:30 pm-

Male that had allegedly jumped has been located by police. At this time it is being reported that he did not actually jump into the river.


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