RCMP in Nova Scotia search waters in Cape Breton after small boat found adrift

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NEW HARRIS SETTLEMENT, N.S. — R-C-M-P in Cape Breton are looking to identify the owner of a boat found adrift near the Seal Island Bridge in New Harris Settlement.

Police say they responded to a call about the boat Friday evening and were able to bring it to shore.

Investigators say they are concerned someone may have been in the boat when it went adrift.

A search of the area will continue today.

Police say the craft is a 16-foot Starcraft aluminum boat with no outboard motor attached.

The boat does have a hull number, but investigators say it is unregistered.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 28, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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