The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for a lacking 37-year-old man who went out in a rowboat in the course of the evening.
At 7:30 a.m. Friday, police obtained a report of an empty rowboat floating within the ocean close to Royston. The Joint Search and Rescue Centre was notified and launched crews to examine the realm, however they failed to search out the boat.
Later within the morning, police obtained a report that Christopher Mitchell was lacking after taking a rowboat from his property into the ocean.
The JRCC then launched extra crews and a extra exhaustive search came about with the coast guard auxiliary and floor search and rescue.
The person and the boat had not been positioned by Friday night.
“The efforts to find the lacking man may very well be narrowed down by finding the rowboat,” stated Const. Monika Terragni, who described the boat as blue, between 14 and 16 ft lengthy, product of fibreglass and with a sq. again.
Anybody who has seen Mitchell or the blue rowboat is requested to name the Comox Valley RCMP at 250 338-1321 and consult with file 2023-3957.