Police search for missing 11-year-old boy on Connecticut River in Chicopee

Hampden County

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Police have suspended a search on the Connecticut River at the Medina Street Boat Ramp for an 11-year-old boy who was reported missing in Chicopee Friday night. 

Chicopee Police searching for missing 11-year-old boy

The Chicopee Police Department said crews were searching for 11-year-old Aiden Blanchard, but the search was suspended before 8:30 p.m. when crews found nothing.

Police specified that the search was out of an abundance of caution.

Photo: Chicopee Police Department

A 22News crew in the area at the time of the search reported multiple law enforcement agencies along with helicopters circling overhead the Connecticut River. 

There was also a boat searching the river and the Chicopee Fire Department was at the location assisting.

If you have seen Aiden or have any information on his whereabouts, please call (413) 594-1740

This is developing breaking news. 22News will bring you the latest when we learn more. 

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