Officials searching for missing man off coast of Grand Isle
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — Officials are searching for a man who they say went missing off the beach near Grand Isle while trying to rescue two children.
Local news outlets report Grand Isle Police Chief Euris Dubois says the unidentified man disappeared Tuesday evening after trying to help two children who had fallen into the water while shrimping.
The Coast Guard says in a news release that the children are safe.
The Coast Guard, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, and the Grand Isle Fire Department are assisting with the search.
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Posted on Wed, June 8, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette