U.S. Coast Guard searching for person in the St. Johns River downtown

The U.S. Coast Guard was notified that a person had fallen into the river from the Riverwalk near the Acosta Bridge around 6 p.m. Friday.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Several agencies are searching for a person who reportedly fell into the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville on Friday.

The U.S. Coast Guard was notified that a person had fallen into the river from the Riverwalk near the Acosta Bridge around 6 p.m.

Crews arrived on the scene around 6:23 p.m. and are continuing the search. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department are assisting in the search.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.

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