Missing man rescued in Inverness County

news-update

Searchers were able to locate a missing man after he became separated from a friend in Inverness County.

The RCMP say the pair had gone fishing and the man's family reported him missing around 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday.

Air support was requested as well as volunteer Ground Search and Rescue teams and a police dog and handler.

The missing man was spotted from the helicopter around three hours later and he was waving at the helicopter as it flew overhead.

The man was later checked by EHS, but didn't require any medical assistance.