UPDATE: Authorities searching for 27-year old man in Irondequoit Bay

April 15, 2019 04:08 AM

UPDATE: Police are searching for a 27-year old man from Henrietta in the Irondequoit Bay.

According to police, the man went out on a canoe with two friends around 5p.m. when the canoe tipped about 100 feet from the shore.

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Officers from multiple police departments, firefighters, and Coast Guard are searching the water and the surrounding neighborhood.  Police say the investigation will go on for a few more hours tonight and will continue tomorrow morning if necessary.

Police are calling this a recovery mission.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are still being investigated.


ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) —  Monroe County Sheriff's deputies with assistance from Webster Police, New York State Police, and the West Webster Fire Department are on the scene for a boating incident at Irondequoit Bay.

According to the Sheriff's office, the departments are investigating a boating incident on Saturday evening.

No other details have been released.

This is a developing story.  Check back with News10NBC for more details.


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