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Coast Guard searching for man in Mississippi River

August 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for a man in the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

News outlets report the Coast Guard received a report of a person entering the water at 9:03 a.m. Saturday.

The man, described as being in his mid-60s, was seen wearing pajamas with a white shirt.

Authorities say he entered the water from a walkway near the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Coast Guard officials are unsure if he fell into the water.

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