Police searching waters for man after canoe overturns in Antigonish County

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Published on July 21, 2014

BAYFIELD - Police are searching for a missing canoeist in Antigonish County.

Just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the RCMP say they received a call about an overturned canoe at Old Breakwater in Bayfield.

Police say a 35-year-old man is believed to be in the water, with firefighters and area residents helping officers in the search for him.

A Department of Natural Resources Helicopter has also been called in.