Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Biscayne Bay

MIAMI — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews suspended their search for a burglary suspect in the vicinity of the Rickenbacker Causeway Friday afternoon.

At approximately 2 a.m. Friday morning, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report that two men, suspected of burglary, went missing in the water in the vicinity of the Rickenbacker Causeway in an attempt to evade City of Miami Police officers. One of the suspects was apprehended and the other was last seen swimming south of the Rickenbacker Causeway.

A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami and a boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, Florida, searched for the missing male for nearly 12 hours and suspended the search at approximately 2 p.m.

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