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Canada Dive team to search for missing swimmer swept up in Fraser River in Richmond, B.C.

20:52  06 july  2020
20:52  06 july  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

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a boat parked next to a body of water: The swimmer is missing after getting swept up in the Fraser River in Richmond, B.C. © Jennifer Palma / Global News The swimmer is missing after getting swept up in the Fraser River in Richmond, B.C.

RCMP confirm a dive team will be out Monday afternoon to search for a missing 24-year-old Richmond man.

Police say they received a report around 9:30 p.m. Sunday of a man in the water near Pier 73 by the Pacific Gateway Hotel on Cessna Drive.

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A 24-year-old Richmond man jumped into the water to retrieve a football, RCMP say. He couldn’t make it back to the dock and disappeared from view. Bystanders tried to help him.

Crews were called out to help search, including the Coast Guard, Richmond Fire Rescue Services and the Royal Canadian Marine search vessel, but the efforts were called off around 1 a.m. Sunday.

-- With files from Jennifer Palma

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