Published: Dec 11, 2011 5:42 PM EST
Updated: Dec 11, 2011 6:08 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police are searching for a man missing after he jumped off a bridge into the Caloosahatchee River.

Officers made contact with Irvin Howard, 24, on the Edison Bridge shortly before he jumped into the water.  Multiple agencies assisted with a search for Howard in the river by air and by boat, however police did not find him.

FMPD is now working the case as a missing person.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fort Myers Police at 321-7700, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD.  Tipsters can remain anonymous.