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Coast Guard investigating multiple reports of missing kayakers

Police on the scene assisting with the search. (WOIO) Police on the scene assisting with the search. (WOIO)
Coast Guard response boat in the water. (WOIO) Coast Guard response boat in the water. (WOIO)
Coast Guard response boat in the water. (WOIO) Coast Guard response boat in the water. (WOIO)

The US Coast Guard Cleveland station is investigating multiple reports of missing kayakers on Lake Erie. 

Coast Guard officials say they received a call around 7:30 p.m., possibly from someone in a high-rise apartment, who reported seeing two kayakers struggle and fall out of their boats.

The Coast Guard dispatched their 45-foot response boat and they are searching in the area between Lakewood Park and Edgewater Park. A helicopter from Detroit has been called in as well. Cleveland Police are assisting with foot patrols on Perkins Beach nearby. 

As of 11 p.m., crews were still searching. Check back with 19 Action News in the morning, starting at 4:30 a.m., for the latest details. 

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