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Missing man found alive on Belle Isle

Posted at 7:03 AM, Jul 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-17 07:03:56-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A missing man was found alive on Belle Isle in Richmond early Friday morning. Police and fire crews started to search the James River near Belle Isle after midnight Friday when a woman called 911 to report the man she was with had disappeared. She was concerned he had fallen into the water.

A helicopter was called in to aid in the search for the man.

The man was found at about 1:30 a.m. on the south side of Belle Isle near the old Vepco power plant. EMS crews evaluated the man at the scene. His condition was not released.