New Brunswick

Dive teams search for missing jumper

RCMP dive teams are searching for a New Brunswick man who went missing after jumping from a bridge west of Fredericton.

RCMP dive teams are searching for a New Brunswick man who went missing after jumping from a bridge west of Fredericton.

Police said in a news release that the 20-year-old was part of a group of people who were jumping into the water under the Long's Creek Bridge on Friday afternoon.

The release said he didn't return to the surface, and RCMP and members of local fire crews were unable to find the young man.

RCMP Cpl. Jean-Marc Pare said the man is not being named at this point, but he's from the local area.

He said the dive team will search the area throughout Saturday.