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Searchers looking for kayaker off Hornby Island

The search continues for a missing 16-year-old kayaker off Hornby Island.

The Comox Valley RCMP received a request for assistance in locating the teen, male who entered the water at Sandpiper Beach on Hornby Island in his red kayak. He was seen entering the water in his kayak at approximately 2 p.m on June 29, but failed to return

home before dark.

The kayak has since been located ashore at Mushroom Beach on Hornby, however the teen has yet to be located.

Orlando Graham is a Caucasian male, about five-feet, nine inches and 145 pounds with dark brown curly hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a long-sleeved green shirt.

The RCMP along with the Rescue Co-ordination Center, 442 Squadron, Search and Rescue volunteers and auxiliary Coastguard units are all currently involved in the search, which is being conducted by ground, air and water.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

— Comox Valley RCMP

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