Authorities are searching for a missing swimmer in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea.
WSVN.com reports that the missing man disappeared near Anglin’s Fishing Pier at Commercial Boulevard at around 3:00 p.m. on Monday.
According to beachgoers, a young man was snorkeling Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and never came out of the water. https://t.co/zi9rgLehqM
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn)
February 28, 2022
Witnesses apparently told officers with the Broward County Sheriff’s office that they saw the missing man go into the water with snorkeling gear including a flotation device with a flag attached. That was the last time that they saw the man.
Officials with BSO conducted a search including flying over the water with a helicopter and sending out search boats. Though they did not locate the victim they did find the flotation device and flag.
The report indicates that BSO authorities have at least temporarily stopped searching for the missing swimmer.
Officials have not identified the man.
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