Search for missing Ajax boater continues on Mink Lake north of Bancroft: OPP

The OPP's underwater search and recovery team are searching Mink Lake for a missing Ajax, Ont., resident. The lake is north of Bancroft.

The search resumes Monday for a missing boater on a lake north of Bancroft on Sunday evening.

According to Bancroft OPP, around 6:30 p.m., police responded to a report of an unoccupied motorboat circling Mink Lake, an area about 40 kilometres north of Bancroft in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.

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OPP, along with an OPP helicopter and members of the Hastings Highlands Fire Department, searched the area for a reported missing 68-year-old resident from Ajax, Ont.

The search failed to find the individual. OPP said the search will resume Monday and will include the underwater search and recovery team, a helicopter and a scene reconstructionist.

As of 4:10 p.m. Monday, the search was still ongoing.


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