Police Seek Witnesses to Help Investigation of Woman in River

Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service patrol officers responded to a 911 call of a person in the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway just after 8:00PM EDT on July 17, 2017.

Officers arrived at the Silver City parking lot, and located the female treading in the in the river. The woman appeared to be losing control and in need of assistance. Officers were able to get a rope out to her and she was assisted to safety.

The twenty-seven-year-old female was taken to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center by ambulance and was released after being medically cleared.

Police are trying to determine how she got into the water.

Investigators are asking for any witnesses who may have seen any activity around 8:00 p.m. on Monday night in the vicinity of the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway between the CN Bridge and the rescue location to call the TBPS at 684-1200.