APRIL 20: Boston Marathon Live on CBSBoston.com, WBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 | Coverage Details
Live Blog | Mile By Mile Guide | Road Closures | Best Spectator Spots | Forecast | All Marathon Coverage

News

Coast Guard Halts Search For Possible Missing Person On Charles River

View Comments
(credit: AP)

(credit: AP)

Good Eats

CAMBRIDGE (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard is halting a search for a possible missing person after failing to turn up anyone when an unattended boat was found on the Charles River near Cambridge.

Petty Officer Luke Clayton of the Coast Guard in Boston said Sunday there was no evidence anyone was on board and no calls were received following the discovery of the vessel Sunday morning. He says the search has been put on standby.

He said Cambridge firefighters and police and helicopters helped in the search after the small vessel was found drifting with its motor on.

No information about the boat was immediately available.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus