Rescue crews searching for missing boater at Lake Townsend in Greensboro

Posted at 5:43 PM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 19:43:01-04

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    GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Rescue crews took to Lake Townsend after a person reportedly fell from their boat while fishing Tuesday, according to the Greensboro Fire Department.

At about 12 p.m., Greensboro fire and police officials responded to a report of a person who fell into the lake.

According to GFD spokesperson Dwayne Church, “a lot” of units are on scene.

A rescue crew found the boat but have not yet found the man. They also found the missing man’s pet, as well as some articles of clothing.

Rescue crews appeared to focus near the North Church Street bridge area in the direction of the lake.

A portion of North Church Street between Whistling Swan Drive and Rivington Way was closed for the search.

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