BOONVILLE – A land, water and air search was underway for a man who jumped over the side of a bridge.
Around 7:30 p.m., MSHP Troop F said in a tweet that they are suspending the search until tomorrow.
The search is being suspended for the evening & will continue tomorrow.
Assisting agencies have included Missouri Conservation, Boonville PD, and Cooper/Howard Co. Fire & Law Enforcement Units.
Please call 911 or *55 to report possible sightings. https://t.co/t4UX2OSl7c
— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) March 30, 2020
Around 11:40 a.m., a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper witnessed a man jump over the side of a bridge in Boonville on the Missouri River.
According to tweets from MSHP Troop F, the man was white, 30s and wearing a tan shirt and camo pants.
Search underway in the MO River at Boonville.
At 11:41 am, a trooper observed what appeared to be a motorist assist on the bridge. As he pulled up to vehicle, a man jumped over the side, briefly resurfaced & disappeared.
White male, 30’s, tan shirt & camo pants (continued) pic.twitter.com/FeqpjU2eeP
— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) March 29, 2020
“Family has been notified, but the man isn’t being identified at this time,” according to MSHP.
Troop F is requesting that anyone with possible sightings to call 911 or *55.