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South Bend police seek help in identifying man rescued from river

The South Bend Fire Department rescued the man and he was taken to Memorial Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. 

Posted on Feb. 10, 2014 at 9:20 p.m.

SOUTH BEND — Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man rescued from the St. Joseph River Monday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the river near Darden Road around 6:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, for a report of a man in the water, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

The South Bend Fire Department rescued the man and he was taken to Memorial Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

The man is Caucasian with hazel eyes, salt-and-pepper hair and a mustache. He is about 5'11" tall and weighs about 220 pounds. He was wearing black cargo pants, a blue jacket, brown Merrell shoes size 10.5 and had a medical bracelet which listed him as taking Coumadin, with an O positive blood type and suffering from a tape allergy.

Anyone with information on the man's identity is asked to call the Indiana Conservation Officers' tip line at 1-800-TIP-IDNR or call the St. Joseph County Sheriffs Department at (574) 235-9611.


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