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Police searching for missing swimmer in Lake Nipissing

Provincial Police are searching Lake Nipissing for a missing swimmer. Powassan OPP say a 29-year-old male from Brazil went swimming off a boat yesterday afternoon.
OPP Marine Unit is searching for a missing swimmer in Callander Bay of Lake Nipissing. (File Photo)

Provincial Police are searching Lake Nipissing for a missing swimmer.

Powassan OPP say a 29-year old male from Brazil went swimming off a boat yesterday afternoon.

The boat was about one kilometre from shore in Callander Bay.

Police say the man had trouble swimming in the powerful waves, he went under and then did not resurface.

Officers from the Powassan detachment and the North Bay OPP Marine unit began a search yesterday.

The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit is currently on scene searching the water for the missing swimmer.