Police launch search after woman goes over Niagara Falls

In this photo provided by WIVB, a crowd gathers near where someone reportedly went over the American Falls in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (WIVB via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Police say they have launched a search after a woman went over Niagara Falls.

It happened around 6 p.m. Saturday.

New York State Park Police say a woman in her 40s went over the falls at Prospect Point.

Park Police spokesman Randy Simons says it appeared the woman intentionally entered the water to “harm herself.”

He says a police investigation is underway and rescuers were searching the area. The woman has not been found.

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