RCMP seeking information on jumper

Aug. 18, Quesnel RCMP received a report of a male jumping off of the Moffat Bridge into the Fraser River.

  • Aug. 22, 2012 7:00 a.m.

Investigation continues into a suspicious occurrence which took place on the Moffat Bridge in Quesnel Saturday afternoon.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Aug. 18, Quesnel RCMP received a report of a male jumping off of the Moffat Bridge into the Fraser River.

Witnesses were concerned for the male’s well being and called 911. Quesnel RCMP and Search and Rescue personnel commenced a search of the shoreline and river but were unable to locate the male.

An aerial search of the area was also conducted. The male was not located and Quesnel RCMP have not received any subsequent missing persons report for a male matching this description.

The male is described as a thin Caucasian male who appeared to be in his late teens or early 20s.

He was wearing light brown / tan shorts and had long dark hair and possibly a beard.

RCMP are looking to speak with anyone who may have information regarding this incident or who may know the identity of the male involved.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at 250-992-9211.