LOWELL -- The Lowell Fire Department's dive team is searching the Merrimack River off Pawtucket Street to see if anyone is in the water after receiving a report of a walker and a blanket left on the on the southern riverbank, near the UMass Lowell South Campus.
The search area is located near Lowell Motor Boat Club at 489 Pawtucket St. The walker was found near the edge of the river, according to first responders.
Police officers are looking through the walk paths along the river in the area. Firefighters from Engine 3 and the dive team are on the scene. State police helicopter is flying over the area.
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