UPDATE: Search for 8-year-old boy in Susquehanna River to resume Sunday morning

HALIFAX, Pa. (WHTM) – 2:40 p.m. – Search efforts for the missing 8-year old boy ended at 2 p.m. Saturday. Authorities plan to resume their search Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.


1:35 p.m.- Authorities say approximately 85 people are still searching since 9 a.m. Police say 75 of the people searching are volunteers from local fire and river rescues.

12:05 p.m.- Search and Rescue crews resumed their search at 9 a.m. today. State Police say they are still searching and have not found the child yet.

PREVIOUS: Crews spent about six hours Friday searching for a child in the Susquehanna River above the Clarks Ferry Bridge in upper Dauphin County.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the now missing 8-year-old boy and his 10-year-old brother were playing near the area of Old Trail Road in a creek that runs into the river around 2:15 p.m.

The 10-year-old called 911 to report that his younger brother had entered the water.

Several agencies converged at the scene, using boats and helicopters to aid in the search.

Shortly after 8 p.m., crews began leaving the scene.

The search for the missing child was slated to resume at 9 a.m.

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