Coast Guard searches for missing man in Elizabeth River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is searching Wednesday for a man who went missing in the Elizabeth River.

Bystanders reported seeing the man jump into the water around 12 p.m. Dec. 24 near High Street Landing in Portsmouth. Crews aboard 25-foot response boat-small from Coast Guard Station Portsmouth have been dispatched to look for the missing person.

The city’s police department is involved in the search as well.