2012-08-30 / News

Boy missing in Newport Harbor

The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a 17-year-old boy who was last seen Monday night in Newport Harbor. At press time – Wednesday at noon – the boy was still missing.

Theodore Oliviera was last seen by friends taking a motorized dinghy into the harbor around 11:30 p.m. The Coast Guard received a call around 8 p.m. Tuesday from Oliviera’s mother saying that he was missing. The Coast Guard searched overnight and into Wednesday. Along with rescue crews from Jamestown, Newport, Middletown, Warwick, Portsmouth and North Kingstown, a helicopter is also being utilized to locate the missing boy.

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