Search Conducted for Possible Missing Fisherman in Nahant: Coast Guard

The Coast Guard launched a precautionary search but says there are no signs of any distress in the area.

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There was a water search Friday evening for a fisherman possibly missing off the coast of Nahant, Massachusetts the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The Coast Guard received a call at 5:15 p.m. for a reported missing fisherman. The caller stated they saw someone fishing off Bailey's Hill. At some point they looked back and no longer saw the fisherman.

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The fisherman's belongings were still there, but there were no signs of the fisherman.

The Coast Guard launched a precautionary search but says there are no signs of any distress in the area.

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