No sign of person who may have jumped from a Kamloops bridge

Kamloops RCMP launched the police boat and helicopter this morning, Saturday, August 1, 2015, to search the South Thompson River after receiving a report someone had jumped from the Yellowhead Bridge.

KAMLOOPS – Someone may have jumped from the Yellowhead Bridge into the South Thompson River this morning.

RCMP say they received a report about a person jumping from the bridge at about 7:37 a.m., August 1.

Both the RCMP boat and helicopter were launched to search river, but officers didn’t find the person, according to a media release.

Kamloops Fire Rescue also helped with the search.

Police say the investigation into the incident continues.

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