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Search underway for man in water near Venice

Rescue crews are searching for a 48-year-old, 5-foot-10 Caucasian male last seen wearing a...
Rescue crews are searching for a 48-year-old, 5-foot-10 Caucasian male last seen wearing a white shirt.(Google Maps)
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 9:40 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Thursday near Main Pass, Louisiana, just east of Venice.

Rescue crews are searching for a 48-year-old, 5-foot-10 Caucasian male last seen wearing a white shirt.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday reporting an unmanned red and yellow 25-foot pleasure craft with recent signs of occupancy. Rescue crews were launched immediately.

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