Everett river rescue was a false alarm

Emergency activity on the Snohomish River in Everett on Sunday afternoon was for a report of someone missing in the water.

Police searched the area and determined the caller made a false report to 911.

The caller has a history of mental health issues, according to an Everett police spokesman.

Rescue crews were summoned about noon to the scene near the U.S. 2 trestle.

The incident remains under investigation.

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