Coast Guard, local agencies search for 22 year old man near Belle Island

33 San DiegoMIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a man Friday approximately 500 yards north of Belle Island in Miami Beach.

Missing is Tyron Robertson, 22.

Robertson was on a 17-foot rental boat when he reportedly entered the water and failed to resurface. His girlfriend who was on the boat reported Robertson missing after they were unable to locate him.

A 33-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami and rescue crews from Miami Beach Police Department, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department and City of Miami Fire Department initiated search efforts.

The public is encouraged to remain vigilant while in the area.

Anyone with information on Robertson’s location is encouraged to contact the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center at (305) 415-6800.

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