A pistillate who was paddle boarding connected a Nanaimo water called the police aft she said she saw a assemblage floating successful the water.
The pistillate was adjacent the southbound extremity of Westwood Lake astatine 4:25 p.m. connected Sunday erstwhile she archetypal saw the body, constabulary said.
She past instantly paddled to the lifeguard presumption and called 911.
Police, occurrence and BC Emergency Health Services each responded to the telephone and the occurrence section utilized its speedy effect vas to hunt the water.
The RCMP Under Water Recovery Team was besides called retired and searched the h2o but neither unit recovered a body.
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RCMP officers remained successful the country passim the time to cheque connected immoderate vehicles that were near unattended aft the parkland closed but nary were found, constabulary said.
“There person been nary further reports. Police volition proceed to show the country and are prepared to respond instantly should determination beryllium immoderate further sightings,” Const. Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP said successful a release.
If anyone has accusation connected this incident, they are asked to telephone the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency enactment astatine 250-754-2345, and punctuation record # 2021-27551.
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