Coast Guard searching for missing man

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Submitted: Tue, 11/20/2012 - 3:11am
Updated: Tue, 11/20/2012 - 4:35pm

MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WWAY) — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen going underwater and not resurfacing. The 57-year-old was surf fishing on the south end of Portsmouth Island near Morehead City on Monday.

According to a press release, 911 dispatchers called the Coast Guard around 5:15 Monday evening.

Crews are searching for the man in the water and by helicopter.

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