A search and rescue operation has resumed Friday morning, one day after a unmanned boat washed ashore along the Ajax waterfront.
Durham police said the marine unit, along with the Canadian Coast Guard, returned to the water around 8 a.m. to search for 31-year-old Kevin Wong of Toronto.
Wong’s 17-foot aluminum boat was first spotted around 11 a.m. Thursday on the Lake Ontario shores near Rotary Park.
Witnesses told CityNews Wong who is a regular at Frenchman’s Bay, just east of where the boat was found.
Wong is described as male, asian, approximately 5-foot-10 with a thin build and a black beard. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and white runners.
Police said they are still considering this a rescue opeartion.
A CityNews viewer submitted video showing a rescue helicopter searching the area.