Coast Guard, local search for a possible missing person near Black Rock Creek

A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass, MH-60 helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson.

USCG File Photo

BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local police are searching for a possible missing person Wednesday in Black Rock Creek, near the entrance of the Merrimack River, Newburyport.

The Salisbury Police Department reported to Coast Guard watchstanders at midnight of someone hearing a call for help. The police also reported hearing the cries from shore.

A 29-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Merrimack River and an MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod are searching the area.

Anyone with information about a possible missing person is requested to contact Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston (617) 223-3201.

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