Saturday, December 2, 2023

First responders searching for man who jumped in CF River

UPDATE: Crews halted the search around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night and noted it would resume Wednesday.

WILMINGTON — According to the Wilmington Police Department, a search is underway for a man who jumped into the Cape Fear River Tuesday.

A release from WPD notes officers and fire department crews are at Market and Water streets in downtown Wilmington trying to locate the man. “Units are actively searching at this time,” the release stated, also indicating there is no further information available.

PCD will update with more information as it becomes available.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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