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Search for missing diver in Riviera Beach

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Multiple agencies are searching for a missing diver at Phil Foster Park. (Palm Beach County Fire Rescue)

The search for a missing diver at Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach is turning into a recovery mission, according to authorities at the scene.

As a result, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is taking over the investigation.

Authorities say a man in his fifties out diving with his niece vanished early Friday morning. Riviera Beach Fire Rescue said the man was an experienced diver. He has not been identified.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, the dive team with West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, the Coast Guard and Riviera Beach Fire Rescue are all on scene.

CBS12 reporter Michael Buczyner is at the scene gathering information. We will have the latest at noon.



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