RIPR News
8:49 am
Tue October 11, 2011

Narragansett swimmer is safe

PROVIDENCE, RI – The swimmer thought to be missing in Narragansett waters has called the Coast Guard to say he's fine. The man was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Police said he told a family on Narragansett Town Beach that he was going for a swim, but they did not see him return. Crews searched for nearly 18 hours and over about 70 square miles without finding the man. The Coast Guard reports the man says he exited the water at a different place than he entered.

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