False Alarm On Mickey Schunick Tip

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 6:22pm

Local authorities continue their search for Mickey Shunick after a false alarm in the Atchafalaya Basin ...

Last night a slew of search agencies from here to Baton Rouge returned to the site where the missing UL student's bike was found.

Were told Sonar picked up something at the bottom of the river that sparked their interest..

Paul Mouton with Lafayette Police says it turned out to be just a piece of debris.

As for why they returned to this area after calling off the search here Tuesday,  Mouton says search crews were just responding to Sonar. 

 He says rumors a possible suspect lead them there are not true.

Lafayette Police say they did not return to the basin area today but officers have been manning the Mickey Shunick tip line 24/7.

They are still looking for a white  Z-71 pick up truck that was caught on surveillance tape riding down the same street that Mickey was last seen riding her bike back on May 19

A twenty five thousand dollar reward is being offered up to anyone that helps find Mickey Shunick .

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