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Coast Guard calls off search for possible missing person

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Oct 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 09:42:13-04

UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday they have called off a search for a possible missing person due to a lack of evidence.

Officials said over the weekend there was a call of someone in the water and then a dingy washed ashore.

EARLIER STORY:

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person in the Atlantic Ocean near Juno Beach.

The Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a mayday call at approximately 9:38 p.m. Saturday.

A Good Samaritan reported an 8-foot grey dinghy coming ashore on Juno Beach with signs of recent use and no markings.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Sector Miami Command Center at 305-535-4472.