Sailboat beaches in Hatteras; 82-year-old man missing

By on May 1, 2017

(U.S. Coast Guard photo)

The Coast Guard is searching for a Florida man whose sailboat washed ashore near Frisco Monday.

Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater was reportedly sailing from Clearwater to Maine, according to a Coast Guard statement.

A  Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch were  searching for Tomlinson Monday night.

If you have any information related to the search, please call the Coast Guard Command Center at (757) 398-6390.



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