RCMP looking for a missing boater that disappeared near Kinuseo Falls

6/11/2018

Tumbler Ridge RCMP are looking for a missing boater that disappeared near Kinuseo Falls over the weekend.

A 29-year-old Dawson Creek man went missing after spending time in the woods.

"The gentleman was camping with some friends and it is believed that he may have gone into the river and they are searching to hopefully find this man,” says North District RCMP Officer Cpl. Madonna Saunderson.

Tumbler Ridge Search & Rescue was immediately called to the scene , including a swift water trained team.

Search & rescue crews and police are working together in the search.

Items believed to belong to the man were found, but he is still missing.

The search continued today, but police say they have not had any luck finding him.

"The man has not been located,” says Saunderson. “The RCMP and search & rescue along with a police helicopter and four jet boats are on the river searching as well."

Police have not released the man's name, but ask that if anyone has information, they call Tumbler Ridge RCMP.