Police search water for missing person in Pawtucket

Pawtucket missing person
Crews search Seekonk River, Wednesday, July 6, 2022. (WLNE)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Pawtucket police searched the water for a missing person Wednesday night.

Police responded just before 10 p.m. to the Seekonk River near a pier on Thaft Street.

Multiple boats and a dive team searched the water into early Thursday morning.

Witnesses told ABC 6 News crews that someone went into the water and they heard a scream for help.

The state medical examiner arrived to the scene just before 1 a.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information becomes available. 

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