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Search called off for man seen jumping into river in Harlan County

Update:

Harlan police tell us the search ended around 4:30 Thursday because the rescue crews were unable to find any leads.

Original story:
Police in Cumberland tell us a man has jumped into the river and now crews are searching for him.

Police Chief Kenny Raleigh tells Mountain News officers spotted the man earlier this morning while patrolling.

When they approached him, they say he jumped in to the water.

He has not been seen in more than two hours.

Teams from the Harlan County Rescue Squad are using boats to try to find him.

We will continue to follow this story and bring you updates as we get them.


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