Unoccupied boat found; Clinton Police search for missing persons

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CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) – Clinton Police are searching for missing persons after an unoccupied boat was found by a barge crew on Saturday.

Police were dispatched to the Barge docking area around the 1500 block of S 2nd Street after a barge crew recovered an unoccupied boat in the Mississippi River.

Assisting agencies include: Clinton Fire, Camanche Fire, Fulton Fire, Clinton County Emergency Management, Emergency K-9 Operation – Search and Rescue (EKO-SAR), Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Med Force.

The missing individuals are still unaccounted for, and the search has been suspended due to darkness. Police say the search will resume in the daylight on Sunday.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Clinton Police Department at 563-243-1458 or the Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-883-8015.

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