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Search called off for reported Breckenridge bridge jumper; police want woman who made report to step forward

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BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Authorities here have called off the search for a person who reportedly jumped from a bridge and into the Otter Tail River early Monday morning.

“We did basically all we could do and then some,” said Breckenridge police Chief Nate Harder.

Along with Breckenridge police, Wilkin County sheriff’s deputies, Wahpeton police and Breckenridge firefighters walked the banks and used boats to search the river, swollen by recent rains, until 2 p.m. Monday.

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