Missing particular person investigation underway close to Petersburg, search close to Sangamon River – WLDS

The Menard County Sheriff’s Office and several other agencies are currently investigating missing persons.

According to a news release just after 5:30 a.m. last night, the Menard County Sheriff’s Office said they are assisting the St. Petersburg Police Department in an investigation into missing persons along the Sangamon River near Hurie Park.

Also assisting in the search were the Petersburg City Fire Department, Petersburg Rural Fire Department, Menard County Rescue Squad, Menard County Emergency Medical Service, Athens Fire Department, Tallula Fire Department, Illinois Conservation Police and Springfield Fire Department .

This is still an active and ongoing investigation this morning. The Menard County Sheriff’s Office says there is no danger to the public. The public is asked to stay away from the area at this time. There is currently no description of the missing person.

The Menard County Sheriff’s Office was unable to release any additional information this morning.

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