Mounties search for missing elderly boater on Buck Lake


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Mounties are searching for an elderly boater missing on Buck Lake since Tuesday morning.

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On Oct. 5, at about 11:50 a.m., Breton RCMP receive a report of a boat anchored in the water with a missing elderly boater.

A boat search on the water was conducted, along with ground searches.

As of Wednesday, RCMP are continuing to search for the missing man.

RCMP are asking anyone on Buck Lake in the area of the search to stay away from the area to allow room to work and to keep an eye out for signs of the missing man.

Anyone who believes they have seen the boat or the man between Monday and Tuesday is asked to contact Breton RCMP at 780-696-3502.

Buck Lake is approximately 150 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.