Coast Guard searches for missing canoer

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The US Coast Guard is searching for a missing canoer along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge.

Crews are trying to find Kevin "Rooster" Guy of Port Allen. According to officials, Guy worked a concert in East Baton Rouge Parish and was last seen by a band member at about 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Authorities added Guy told the band member that he was going to ride his bike to his canoe, which was docked at the river, and use the canoe to get back home. According to a spokesman, it has not yet been confirmed whether Guy left the area Friday night.

The Coast Guard is looking for Guy by helicopter and boat.

Anyone with information on Guy's whereabouts is asked to contact the Coast Guard in New Orleans at 504-365-2200.

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