UPDATE (10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022): The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office says the Fire Department has stopped the search for Tuesday due to safety concerns.

They say they will continue searching early Wednesday morning.


SCIOTO COUNTY, OH (WOWK) — Boats are searching the Scioto River on Tuesday after a report of a juvenile falling in.

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 3:30 p.m. near Lucasville in the State Route 348 area.

Portsmouth Fire and Rescue has boats searching the river.

Deputies are searching along the shoreline.