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22-year-old man missing in water off Biscayne Bay after falling off boat

The search is on for a missing 22-year-old man in Biscayne Bay. Helicopters and boats swarmed the area Friday night.
The search is on for a missing 22-year-old man in Biscayne Bay. Helicopters and boats swarmed the area Friday night. Miami Herald

The search is on for 22-year-old Tyron Robertson in Biscayne Bay. Coast Guard officials said the young man fell off a 17-foot rental boat near Belle Isle on Friday.

Helicopters and boats began swarming the area Friday night, with Miami Beach police and fire efforts launching from Sunset Harbor Yacht Club. The search continued Saturday.

Robertson was on the boat with his girlfriend when he went in the water and did not resurface. His girlfriend reported him missing when they were unable to find him.

Anyone with information on Robertson’s location is encouraged to contact the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center at 305-415-6800.

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