Possible water rescue turns up nothing on James River

Posted at 8:26 PM, Nov 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-07 21:08:08-05

HOPEWELL, Va. (WTVR)—Chesterfield and Hopewell crews are on the James River at City Point Park, near the Petersburg National Battlefield-City Point Park.

They are on the scene of a possible water rescue, reported by a young boy who told dispatch that he witnessed a person out on the river, sources said. It is not known at this time if the boy actually spotted a person.

Lt. Elmore with Chesterfield Fire Department told CBS 6 that there are crews on scene, assisting Hopewell Rescue with a boat. The call was made around 6 p.m. Thursday.

CBS 6 will keep you posted as soon as information is released.