Firefighters, paramedics and police officers have been searching the Grand River for a man whose personal watercraft was found but he was not.
On Wednesday at 8:44 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), County of Brant Detachment, County of Brant Fire Department, Haldimand Fire Department, Six Nations EMS and Brant County EMS responded to a report of a missing person at a Grand River, Country of Brant address.
It was determined that 24-year-old Nagim Mohamed of Hamilton launched a personal watercraft at Chiefswood Park located in Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation. He was seen entering the water at approximately 7:15 p.m., and has not been seen since. The craft was subsequently located 3 kilometers east of the park at 7:50 p.m. and it has been determined that no life jacket had been worn.
Members of the County of Brant Fire Department, Haldimand Fire Department along with the County of Brant officers and OPP Aviation Services have searched the waters and shore line of the Grand River. The search is being suspended and will resume in the morning.
The missing individual is described as a black male, approximately 5’6, 120 lbs, brown eyes and had short buzzed hair. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with black coloured shorts.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact the County of Brant OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.crimestoppers-brant.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.