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Man found safe after getting separated from group on James River

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Officials with the Richmond Fire Department say a man who was reported missing on the James River has been found and is safe.

Water rescue teams began the search after the group he was traveling with reported him missing Sunday evening. 

Police say the group of six people had been in the water for about an hour and a half, and when the group met up again, the man was missing.

Crews with the Richmond Fire Department got to the scene around 5:50 p.m. and located an empty raft.

The missing man was later located on shore.

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