Police on the Northern Peninsula are searching for a missing person.

A man in Cow Head is believed to have gone into the water on Tuesday.

He was last seen with a group of people at the wharf in the community. The RCMP has recovered the ATV that he was riding after he left the area.

Police have partnered with the Coast Guard, Parks Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Bonne Bay Ground Search and Rescue team to look for the man.

Parks Canada has closed Shallow Bay Beach in order to support the search.