Firefighters helping police locate a person in distress near Illinois River

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UPDATE(10:43 p.m.) — Peoria Police released more information about a woman in distress Friday.

According to Peoria Police Public Information Officer Semone Roth, police located a woman in distress along the Illinois River.

Roth said the woman got the help she needed and is now doing fine.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Fire department is helping Peoria Police locate a person in distress in or near the Illinois River Friday.

According to a Facebook post on the Peoria Firefighters Local 50 Facebook Page, everyone is encouraged to avoid the area near Alexander Street.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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