Crews look for possible jumper off bridge


At around 7:50 this morning, a citizen that was south bound on the Westgate bridge reported seeing a male subject on the north bound bridge either fall or jump into the Kansas River.

The citizen called emergency services, 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.

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