Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Person Near Nantasket Beach

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UPDATE 9:20 a.m. 11/16/21: The Coast Guard announced at 9:10 a.m Tuesday morning they are suspending the search pending any new information. They searched a total of 40 miles for over 10 hours and did not find the missing person.

HULL, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off the coast of Hull Tuesday for a missing person.

The search began Monday night and into early Tuesday morning after a passerby saw a person on Nantasket Beach go into the water and not return, according to the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard reported they were engaging in the search at around 11:30 p.m. Monday night.

Hull Police contacted the Coast Guard to assist in the search. The Coast Guard responded by sending a search helicopter from Cape Cod and a response boat from Station Point Allerton.

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Coast Guard Cutter Campbell also helped with the search and continued to search through the night into this morning after the the response boat and helicopter returned to their respective bases.

"All three of those assets will be continuing the search this morning as well as potentially the Hull Police department," Coast Guard Petty Office Ryan Noel told WBZ NewsRadio Monday morning.

The missing person has not yet been identified. This is developing story and will be updated when more information is available.

WBZ's Laurie Kirby (@LaurieWBZ) reports.

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