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UPDATE: Officials working to confirm report of person in water

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Dubuque Fire and Rescue crews dock their boat after searching the MIssissippi River for a missing woman Tuesday. (Lauren DeWitt, KWWL) Dubuque Fire and Rescue crews dock their boat after searching the MIssissippi River for a missing woman Tuesday. (Lauren DeWitt, KWWL)
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UPDATE

Officials with the Iowa Coast Guard are working to confirm a report of that a woman fell into the Mississippi River near Dubuque.

Dubuque Fire officials said the department was called shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday by the U.S. Coast Guard on a report of a person in the water near Dubuque.

The Dubuque Fire Department and East Dubuque Fire Department along with the Iowa DNR and Iowa Coast Guard spent Tuesday afternoon searching the Mississippi River near Dubuque's Grand River Center, where they believe the woman fell in.

The Iowa DNR stressed Tuesday that it has still not been determined if the call is legitimate; however, they said crews with the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Coast Guard will continue to search.

Officials with the Dubuque Fire Department said they have completed there search for the missing woman.

Officials with the Iowa Coast Guard are working to confirm a report of that a woman fell into the Mississippi River near Dubuque.

Dubuque Fire officials said the department was called shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday by the U.S. Coast Guard on a report of a person in the water near Dubuque.

The Dubuque Fire Department and East Dubuque Fire Department along with the Iowa DNR and Iowa Coast Guard spent Tuesday afternoon searching the Mississippi River near Dubuque's Grand River Center, where they believe the woman fell in.

The Iowa DNR stressed Tuesday that it has still not been determined if the call is legitimate; however, they said crews with the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Coast Guard will continue to search.

Officials with the Dubuque Fire Department said they have completed there search for the missing woman.


Original Story:

Dubuque and East Dubuque Police are searching for a reported missing woman near the Mississippi River.

Police say they received an alert from the Coast Guard around 12:40 p.m.

Check back with KWWL.com for further developments.

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