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Eagan, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Eagan Police Department has announced the suspension of the ground search for a young man who has been missing since last weekend.

Police officers and other emergency responders, with help from approximately 250 volunteers, had been searching an area on the west side of the southern Twin Cities suburb near the Minnesota River for any sign of 23-year-old Bryce Borca. Eagan Police are still canvassing the area for information that might assist in the investigation into his disappearance.

Eagan Police Dept. photo
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His family issued the following statement following the suspension of the ground search.

"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 pray for Bryce's safe return."

Borca was last seen around 2 AM Sunday in an area of Eagan that is not too far from the Minnesota River. Eagan police have said they have not found anything suggesting foul play was involved.

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