Search ends for missing 57-year-old swimmer in Saint John

A search for a missing 57-year-old swimmer in Saint John ended Sunday without the man being located.

Authorities conducted a search beginning Saturday night and into Sunday evening before calling it off.

The search covered parts of the shoreline and waters of the Saint John River, Saint John harbour and the Bay of Fundy.

Police say the man went to the Digby Ferry Terminal area on Saturday.

The man is an avid swimmer but did not return home Saturday evening.

His belongings were later found on a beach in the area.

Saint John Police continue to investigate.