NewsCovering Louisiana


Coast Guard searching for a person who walked into water near Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans

Man described as mid-60's, wearing pajamas
Posted at 10:49 AM, Aug 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-17 11:49:12-04

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in New Orleans on Saturday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday morning of a person entering the water from a walkway near the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

The person is described as a white male in his mid-60's wearing pajamas with a white top.

The Coast Guard's small boat crew and helicopter aircrew are involved in the search.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.