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No one hurt, nothing found in Allegheny River search

| Thursday, June 22, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
River rescue boats pass by the dam under the Highland Park Bridge searching for kayaker that were reported to be stuck in the water around the dam on Thursday evening, June 22, 2017. The report turned out to be unfounded.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
River rescue boats pass by the dam under the Highland Park Bridge searching for kayaker that were reported to be stuck in the water around the dam on Thursday evening, June 22, 2017. The report turned out to be unfounded.
River rescue and EMS crews gather on the Sharpsburg shoreline of the Allegheny River on Thursday evening looking for boaters reportedly missing after they received a report that someone saw kayaks in the river near the Highland Park Dam on June 22, 2017. The report turned out to be unfounded.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
River rescue and EMS crews gather on the Sharpsburg shoreline of the Allegheny River on Thursday evening looking for boaters reportedly missing after they received a report that someone saw kayaks in the river near the Highland Park Dam on June 22, 2017. The report turned out to be unfounded.

No kayaks were found and no one was injured on the Allegheny River near the Highland Park Dam on Thursday evening.

Rescue crews searched the river near the Highland Park Bridge and nearby dam after they received a report of two kayaks trapped in water.

No kayaks were found.

An Allegheny County 911 dispatcher said the initial call came in at about 6 p.m.

Searchers left the area at about 8 p.m., well before dark.

Keith Hennon, a 911 shift commander, said no one was injured. He could not provide further details.

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