Man found safe after going missing in Ridley Creek Park

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

UPPER PROVIDENCE TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Pennsylvania State Police located a man who went missing on Tuesday in the Ridley Creek Park area in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Police say the man, roughly 18 to 19-years-old, was last seen going into the rain-swollen Ridley Creek near W. Bishop Hollow Road and Chapel Hill Road.

"A witness came forward and related that the young male did a backflip from the bridge into the water & the male was not seen since," said police.

Police say the man was later found on Tuesday night.