November 21, 2018

UPDATE: Coast Guard Searching For
75-Year-Old Fisherman Near Avon

The Coast Guard continues to search for 75-year-old mariner Anthony Neri who did not return from a fishing trip near Avon, North Carolina, Monday.  

Coast Guard crewmembers located a boat matching the description of Neri’s Carolina Skiff 24 miles southeast of the Oregon Inlet Sea Buoy at 1:40 a.m., Wednesday.

The Coast Guard and other partner agencies have searched approximately 2,122 square-miles within the past 48 hours.

Anyone with information regarding this case should call the Sector North Carolina Command Center at 910-362-4015.

For more information about this case, please visit the previous release here


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