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Man rescued after getting lost on James River rocks

Posted at 10:26 PM, Aug 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-17 00:05:43-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Officials said a man is safe after he got lost along the James River at Pony Pasture Sunday night.

Rescuers responded to an emergency call near Pony Pasture in the 7400 block of Riverside Drive around 9 p.m.

Richmond police told WTVR CBS 6 that the man they rescued was not in distress, but had gotten lost along the rocks and ended up on the other side of the river.

A Virginia State Police helicopter aided in the search.

This is a developing story. Stay with and watch CBS 6 News for updates.


7400 block of Riverside Drive River Rescue (SOURCE: CBS 6 Photojournalist Dustin Kelley.)