Coast Guard searches for missing man in Sassafras River

5th Coast Guard District NewsBALTIMORE — Coast Guard crews and local authorities are searching for a 34-year-old male overdue on a personal watercraft in the Sassafras River between Ordinary Point and Kentmore Park Saturday.

Missing is Andrew Bauer.

Sector Baltimore watchstanders were notified by the Maryland Natural Resources Police at 9:45 p.m., of the missing man.

Bauer was reported to be on an 8-10 foot vessel, wearing blue swimming trunks, no shirt, and no life jacket. A good Samaritan reported finding the vessel adrift and unmanned.

A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Still Pond, an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., along with crews from Maryland NRP, and Maryland State Police helicopter are on-scene searching for Bauer.

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