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Coast Guard calls off search for distressed boater

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WATERVILLE, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Detroit Station of the U.S. Coast Guard has called off a search for a distressed boat.

An emergency call came in around 8:50 a.m., Wednesday.

Crews believed the boat was last spotted near Farnsworth Park.

Local law enforcement and Coast Guard officials searched by air and by water, but were unable to find anyone in distress.

It's unknown at this time if the call was a hoax. 

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