RCMP looking for missing teen after boat overturns in Cape Breton

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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INGONISH -  RCMP are looking for a missing teen in Ingonish.
Early this morning, 2:30 a.m., RCMP got a call of an overturned boat in the Ingonish Harbour.

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Five teens, 14 to 18-years-old, were in a wooden boat when it took on water and overturned.  All five went into the water about 300 meters from land.  Four of the teens made it to shore.  

The fifth youth, a 14-year-old male,  was last seen by his friends in the water.  

"We're still on scene here and we're still continuing the search," said RCMP Cst. Roger Robbins.

RCMP with assistance from the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre, local fire services and other emergency responders are looking for the youth.  The matter remains under investigation.

 

Organizations: RCMP, Joint Rescue Co

Geographic location: Cape Breton

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