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Police continuing their search today for missing man in Ottawa River

Additional resources have joined the search
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Ottawa River. File Photo.

OPP are continuing their search this morning for a missing man who was carried away by the current while swimming in the Ottawa River in Mattawa on Saturday afternoon. 

The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit and the OPP Aviation Services Helicopter joined the search along with OPP's Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and the North Bay Detachment Marine Unit. 

See: OPP searching for missing person in Ottawa River; search continues Sunday

Witnesses told police the man was carried downstream by the current and then disappeared from sight not far from the train bridge. 

Police say further details will be released as soon as they become available.