By Bria Brown

First responders are still searching for a person who fell through the ice on the Detroit River, near Belle Isle, and didn’t resurface.

The Coast Guard was alerted about the incident just after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

READ MORE: AAA Michigan Highlights Charles E. Allen's Contributions To The Community

Witnesses reported an unknown male walked out onto the ice, started jumping up and down, and fell through, according to Michigan State Police.

A Coast Guard helicopter and other crews did an extended search with help from state troopers but couldn’t find the individual. Rescue attempts were suspended Wednesday night.

MSP said it is still trying to identify the person involved.

READ MORE: 22 People Charged With Operating Drug Pipeline From Detroit To North Dakota

Police have not located any abandoned vehicles on Belle Isle or along the riverfront where the individual entered the water.

MORE NEWS: Michigan Grocery Workers Upset They're Not Included In Next Round Of Vaccine Eligibility

The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.