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BPD search for possible missing person in Canal

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Posted at 11:35 PM, Jul 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-02 02:38:12-04

The Bakersfield Police Department and Bakersfield Fire Department were called out to South Bakersfield after reports of a man entering a canal. 

Police say a man wearing brown shirts and no shirt was seen going into the water just before 5 p.m. near Panama Lane and the 99. 

The Kern County Sheriff Department also assisted in the search but could not find the man after looking for over an hour. 

It is unknown at this time if the man is still missing. 

Check back later for more details.