OPP Police Press Releases

8 Year Old Missing In Lake Erie

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) -On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at approximately 5:31 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment, OPP Aviation Services, OPP Marine Unit, Norfolk County Fire Department, Norfolk County Paramedic Services along with the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton responded to a report of a missing person at a Cedar Drive, Turkey Point address.

It was determined that an 8-year-old was seen swimming in the waters of Lake Erie after abandoning a floating raft and attempted to swim back to shore. Family members contacted police after they were unable to locate their son.

The missing child is described as a male, with long dark shoulder length hair. He was wearing a blue shirt with a multi coloured logo and blue and white shorts.

The search is continuing and updates will be provided when new information becomes available.

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