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Police launch search after report that someone went into the water at 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

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  (The Associated Press)

Police say they have launched a search after someone reportedly fell into the water at Niagara Falls.

WIVB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1gBA9ue ) it happened around 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

State park police officers told the television station the person reportedly went over the falls at Prospect Point.

A park police spokesman did not immediately respond Saturday to a request for comment from The Associated Press.