Coast Guard searches for man in Cleveland Harbor

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man in the water near Cleveland Browns Stadium after it was reported he went swimming off his vessel and did not surface at approximately 2 p.m., July 24, 2010.

Coast Guard rescue crews from Station Cleveland Harbor launched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) and crews from Air Station Detroit launched an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter to search for the man.

It was reported the man had not been wearing a life jacket.

Rocky River Police and the Cleveland Fire Department are aiding in the search.

The Coast Guard urges the public to recreate safely on the water by wearing life jackets.

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