Search continues after two boaters reported missing near Sarnia
Lake Huron is shown in this undated file photo. (John L. Russell/AP Photo)
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, December 8, 2012 1:28PM EST
KETTLE AND STONY POINT, Ont. - Police have taken over the search for two boaters reported missing northeast of Sarnia after an initial search failed to find them.
Authorities say two men from Kettle and Stony Point First Nation went missing Friday afternoon after their four-metre fishing boat was found capsized in the southern stretch of Lake Huron almost two kilometres off Kettle Point.
Provincial police say aircraft from the U.S. Coast Guard and CFB Trenton military base, along with the Lambton County OPP detachment and local authorities, scoured the area but found nothing.
They say the OPP's underwater search and recovery team and a marine unit are set to assist Kettle Point police as the search continued Saturday.
Police say the two men are both in their 50s and have been reported missing.
Their names have not been released.