Newport, RI Teen Teddy Oliviera Reported Missing in Newport Harbor

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Updated: August 29, 2012

Teddy Olivera Newport RI DrownPolice, Fire and Coast Guard Search for Missing Newport, RI Teen

A massive search and rescue operation is underway to find a 17 year old Newport, RI teen. Teddy Oliviera was last seen by friends Monday night around 11pm out on a dingy in Newport Harbor near King’s Park. The Rogers High School senior was reported missing around 8:30pm Tuesday, when his family alerted authorities to his disappearance.

The U.S. Coast Guard Station Castle Hill, the Newport Fire Department, the Newport Police Department, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and Narragansett Marine Task Force Crews are conducting an exhaustive search.

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The U.S. Coast Guard continues the search for Teddy Oliviera 

Twitter is alight with #PrayersforTeddy as the Newport, Rhode Island community comes together with prayers for one of our own.

Anyone with any information to help locate Teddy Oliviera is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at 508.457.3211 or the Newport Police Department at 401.847.1212

Please leave thoughts, prayers and comments for Teddy!

Hang in there man!

 

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