Authorities suspend search for missing man near Rifle |

Authorities suspend search for missing man near Rifle

The Rifle Police Department and Garfield County Search and Rescue have suspended a search for a missing man, in the Palomino Park area in Rifle, Monday night.

According to a press release from the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, authorities began searching for a man shortly after noon, Monday, after Rifle Police received a call regarding a “missing and endangered adult male” in the same area.

Local authorities called in the assistance of the Rifle Fire Protection District and Garfield County Search and Rescue. However, authorities suspended the search at 6 p.m. Monday, and expect to resume searching Tuesday morning, the press release stated.

No further information, including a description of the man, is being released at this time.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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