SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — UPDATE (3:08 p.m.) The South Sioux City Police Department has provided a few more details regarding a man who allegedly went into the Missouri River.
According to a release from the South Sioux City Police Department, the Sioux City Police notified the South Sioux City Police Department of a man who was on a train bridge.
The release stated that he was allegedly running from the Iowa side of the bridge to the Nebraska side.
When officers arrived, they saw a man who was carrying a backpack, and he allegedly jumped from the train bridge into the water.
The release indicated that search and rescue teams were dispatched but the man couldn’t be found.
The release stated that they were unable to identify the man.
The department is asking anyone with information to call the South Sioux City Police Department at 402-494-7555
PREVIOUS(1:53 p.m.) — Sioux City Police Sergeant Jeremy McClure said in an email that as of 1:53 p.m. search efforts continue.
The email stated that South Sioux City Police Department is going to be leading the investigation and multiple other agencies are working to try and locate the subject.
PREVIOUS: Authorities are looking for a person who allegedly went into the Missouri River Wednesday.
The Sioux City Police Department told KCAU 9 that they and the South Sioux City Police Department received a report around 11:16 a.m. of someone either falling or jumping off the railroad bridge crossing the Missouri River.
Emergency responders from both cities are trying to find the person.
This is a developing story. KCAU 9 will update as we learn more.