Coast Guard looking for missing Morehead man - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard looking for missing Morehead City man

MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WECT) –  The Coast Guard is looking for a man who went missing in the waters near Morehead City.

In a press release, the Coast Guard says the man is 57-years-old.

They say he was last seen Monday, going underwater while out surf fishing on the south end of Portsmouth Island.

911 dispatchers called the Coast Guard around 5:15 p.m., saying no one had seen him come back up.

Crews are using boats and a helicopter in the search for this missing man.

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