Rescue crews call off search for boat in James River

Published: Apr. 6, 2017 at 12:50 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 4:21 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Emergency crews have called off the search for a boat in the James River on Thursday morning after the Coast Guard alerted them about a boater in distress call.

Officials did not have an exact location of where the boat might have been.

Richmond and Henrico crews called off the search around 9:40 a.m.

Henrico officials say it may have been a false alarm.

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