Search suspended for a man in the Cape Fear River
Wilmington, NC (WWAY) — Emergency crews have suspended the search for a man they say either fell or jumped into the river around 11:30 last night.
The scene is located at the zero block of South Water Street, right next to Riverfront Park.
According to the Wilmington Fire Department, rough currents and rising tides forced authorities to suspend the operation until later this afternoon.
The Wilmington Police Department, EMS, Fire Department, Water Rescue, as well as the Sheriff’s Office and Coast Gaurd have been assisting at the scene. Crews have also been using SABLE to search for the body.
WWAY will have more details on this developing story.
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