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Missing person report prompts search along Susquehanna

ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The latest on a river search in Endicott.

12 p.m.

The Endicott Police Department says officers received a 911 call around 2 a.m. that a person was reported missing along the north shoreline of the Susquehanna River.

Multiple agencies, including the Broome County Technical Rescue Team, responded and searched the area until about 5 a.m. when the search was suspended.

The search resumed around 8 a.m., but police tell us so far they haven’t found anything. The search has been suspended until tomorrow, with authorities saying different equipment is needed.

“We’re using a type of sonar this morning, tomorrow, the state police have a different type of sonar that can be used, so that’ll be brought in, and we’ll search the river with that. Hopefully it’ll give us a little bit better of a picture of what’s going on underneath the water,” said Chief Garey.

Police have not identified the missing person at this time.


9:30 a.m.

The Endicott Police Department says the Susquehanna River search has resumed.

At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, multiple agencies were stationed at Grippen Park.

Authorities have not said what prompted their search.

We’re working to learn more about this incident. Watch 12 News at Noon for the latest updates.


3:38 a.m.

A water search was underway in the Susquehanna River Tuesday morning.

Multiple agencies were seen on South Liberty Avenue and River Terrace in Endicott. The water rescue dive response team was deployed at Grippen Park.

Witnesses at the scene told 12 News they saw several boats being launched into the river at Grippen Park.

Our 12 News crew saw police agencies positioned along the Vestal Avenue bridge near Mercereau Park.

No other information has been confirmed at this time.

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