Near the Minnesota River, the ground search for Bryce Borca, 23, has been halted by the Eagan Police Department. Officers are still searching the area for information, though.
Roger New, the chief of police in Eagan, stated on Monday that no volunteers were required at the moment.
The family of Borca issued the following statement:
“This is an incredibly difficult time for us and our main focus is finding our son. Our family would like to thank everyone involved in the search for Bryce, including the Eagan Police Department, county special operations, our friends, family and countless volunteers. We are so very grateful for the outpouring of love and support from the community, and we pray for Bryce’s safe return.”
The disappearance of Borca was reported to the Eagan police on October 30. He was last saw close to Terminal Drive and Yankee Doodle Road.
About 250 volunteers, together with local, state, and federal authorities, started looking for him.
By the time darkness fell, no sign of Borca had been found.