Topeka Jumper Reported, But Nothing Found


TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)– Thursday morning just before 8AM, a driver that was south bound on the Westgate bridge reported seeing a male on the north bound bridge either fall or jump into the river.

The witness called emergency services and the Topeka Police Department, Topeka Fire Department along with AMR responded to the scene.

Officers checked the river area until around Noon but did not locate anyone.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident, or of any other crime, is encouraged to call the Topeka Police Department at (785) 368-9551 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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