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Authorities searching for naked person in Duluth sewers

DULUTH, MN -- Authorities have ended their search for a person who crawled into the sewer system beneath downtown Duluth Wednesday afternoon.

According to city spokespeople, they believe the person made it out of the sewer system before first responders could locate them.

First reponders left the scene around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.


DULUTH, MN -- First responders are searching for a person who authorities say crawled into the sewer system beneath downtown Duluth Wednesday afternoon.

According to city spokespeople, the person apparently entered the sewer system near 3rd Avenue West and I-35 sometime Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities found the person's clothes outside of a manhole in the area, and they believe the individual is naked.

First responders are still searching for the person as of 2 p.m. They are unsure of where they may be within the sewer system, but they're doing their "due diligience" to find them.

Duluth Fire and Police are working with St. Louis County Sheriff's and rescue officials to locate the person.

Their condition is unknown. City spokespeople are also unsure why the person may have entered the sewer system.

Briggs LeSavage

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