Monday, February 26, 2024

Search resumes for baby who fell into icy waters in Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean

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DOLBEAU-MISTASSINI — Quebec provincial police are asking for the general public’s assist to discover a four-year-old lady who has been lacking since she fell right into a river in Saguenay—Lac-St-Jean on Friday.

The kid was sledding together with her mom in Dolbeau-Mistassini Friday afternoon when she handed by way of a security barrier and fell into the Mistassibi River.

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Police have been looking for the lady ever since, pausing at evening for safety causes. The search will resume Tuesday morning, for the fifth consecutive day.

With permission from the lady’s household, the Sûreté du Québec on Monday launched a photograph of the garments she was sporting on the time of the accident. The photograph exhibits a rainbow-patterned coat, violet snow pants, pale blue gloves and what seem like black boots with white soles. The kid’s face will not be seen within the photograph and police haven’t launched her title.

Police are asking individuals who stay or journey alongside the Mistassibi River to contact authorities in the event that they spot the apparel.

Monday marked the fourth day of the seek for the lady, which has included police floor, helicopter and diving groups.

SQ Sgt. Hugues Beaulieu stated Monday morning, nevertheless, that divers had suspended their work partly on account of hazardous ice situations.

Officers have been nonetheless surveying the riverbank by foot.

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A child's clothes are pictured, including a rainbow-patterned coat, violet snow pants, pale blue gloves and what appear to be black boots with white soles.
These are the garments the four-year-old lady was sporting on the time of the accident Friday in Saguenay—Lac-St-Jean. Photograph: The Canadian Press

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