Search-and-rescue operation mounted after man goes missing on Penang Bridge

GEORGE TOWN: The police are looking for a 46-year-old man who may have jumped or fallen off Penang Bridge together with the Marine Police, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency and the Fire and Rescue Department.

The search-and-rescue teams are now combing the area to look for Wooi Hock Soon, who is feared to have fallen off the bridge at KM4.2 island-bound.

Wooi's motorcycle was found on the bridge at 3am on Friday (May 10) along with his keys and helmet.

Wooi's family members filed a missing person's report in fear that he might have jumped off the bridge.

At press time, the search-and-rescue operation was still ongoing.

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