Search for fisherman in Brantford continues

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The search for a fisherman in Brantford who got pulled underwater in the Grand River on Sunday continued Monday, albeit unsuccessfully.

Brantford Police say the collaborative search with the Brantford Fire Department, Brant County OPP and OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit paused for the night as the sun went down on the Grand River at 4:45 p.m., but will resume on Tuesday.

Brantford Police Service is appealing to the public for any information on a fisherman seen struggling in the water just after noon on Sunday, Nov. 4, near Erie Avenue.

The fisherman is described as a white male, with grey hair, approximately 50 years of age. He was last seen wearing a toque and lumberstyle jacket.

Brantford Police Service has not received a missing persons report involving a male as described above.

If you or anyone you know has recently fallen into the Grand River near Erie Avenue while fishing, please immediately contact the Brantford Police Service.

Any witnesses or other persons with information are asked to immediately contact the Brantford Police Service at 519 756-7050.

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