Local news search efforts resume for missing man in Portugal Cove South

The RCMP has resumed its search for a man last seen in Portugal Cove South on Friday morning.

Loyola Hartery, 68, was last seen at 5:45 a.m. Friday morning leaving her home in an all-terrain vehicle. He was reported missing Saturday morning.

He was last seen wearing a blue and white wooden jacket, blue robes and an open-faced black helmet. His ATV is a red Honda 500.

A helicopter helps search for a missing man in the southern Trepassey / Portugal Cove area on Saturday. (Photo sent)

The search efforts were carried out yesterday with the participation of ground search and rescue, provincial air services, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center and community search engines.

According to police, no more volunteers are needed for the search effort at this time, as it may hamper the effort if volunteer safety becomes a concern.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Holyrood RCMP at 709-229-3892.

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