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Police: Search continues Saturday for missing man in SE Minnesota

Severe weather has interrupted search efforts twice.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 9:04 AM
Updated: Jul 20, 2019 2:28 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Police say the search for Andrew Nevenheim will resume Saturday afternoon after storms pass through the area.

He went missing Thursday after going for a walk with his dog.  The animal was found in the area of the 400 block of 7th Avenue SE near the river and authorities say it appears Neverheim could have been swept away.

A search began Thursay until storm rolled in, then continued Friday and began again Saturday morning until again halted by severe weather.

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ROCHESTER, Minn. - A multi-agency search for a missing 46-year-old man continued Friday.

Rochester police said Andrew Nevenheim went on a walk with his dog at 6 p.m. Thursday before his wife was contacted at 6:30 p.m. after the dog was located in the area of the 400 block of 7th Ave. SE. near the river.

Authorities said it appears the Nevenheim went into the water. 

Police, the drone unit and deputies searched for the man Thursday night until storms rolled in.

Nevenheim was wearing Khaki shorts, a pink tie-dye shirt, white and red shoes and red-lensed glasses, was reported missing but police believe the current possibly took him under the water.

There are no indications of any foul play.

The Rochester Fire Department, the Rochester Police Department, the Minnesota DNR, the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and the Goodhue County  Sheriff's Office are all involved in the search.

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