Search for missing 82-year-old Cape Breton man intensifies

The search for a missing 82-year-old man has resumed today in the water and along the shoreline in Mira Gut, Cape Breton.

Cape Breton man's car found abandoned on road near inlet in Mira Gut

The search for a missing 82-year-old man is intensifying today in the water and along the shoreline in Mira Gut, Cape Breton. 

The Cape Breton man left his home sometime Thursday morning driving a 2003 Pontiac and hasn't been seen since. He was reported missing Thursday afternoon.

The 2003 Pontiac was reported abandoned near Bob's Lane in Mira Gut at around 11:30 a.m. on Friday and police as well as Cape Breton Ground Search and Rescue began a search of the area. 

Cape Breton Regional Police Staff Sgt. Max Sehl said a helicopter, three vessels from local fire departments and a Canadian Coast Guard will comb the shoreline and the inlet around Mira Gut.