NEWPORT, NY (WKTV) - State Police tell NEWSChannel 2 the search for a man believed to have fallen in the West Canada Creek, has been called off for the night as of 8:30 p.m Saturday.
Police say they will continue their search Sunday morning.
NY State Police, Department of Environmental Conservation, Oriskany Water Rescue and local firefighters have been searching the West Canada Creek in the Newport area. Police also had a K-9 Unit scouring the area, as well as a helicopter overhead.
The search has been going on since Friday.
Police tell us an elderly man is believed to have fallen in the creek. They have not released the man's name.
The search Saturday centered around an area along Route 28 in Newport just east of the West Canada Creek fishing access site.