Efforts are underway to locate a person that may have jumped from the John Hart Bridge Sunday night.
Prince George RCMP received a report of woman possibly about to jump off the John Hart Bridge at about 8 p.m.. A passing driver observed a person jump from the west side of the bridge.
Extensive efforts were made to locate the person. Officers and a police service dog searched the shore line of the Nechako River and various points along the Fraser River that were accessible. A private helicopter operating in the area assisted in the search until it got dark. Prince George Fire/Rescue Service and the BC Conservation Service also assisted. The person was not located.
The person was described as:
- Most likely female
- Long blonde hair
- Slight build
Search efforts resumed early this morning. Prince George Search & Rescue have been activated and boats are on the river. A helicopter is also being utilized.
If anyone has any information or sees anything suspicious along our rivers, they are requested to contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.