Police search for missing swimmer after Good Samaritan saves three


ELGIN COUNTY, ONTARIO, CANADA — Provincial police are searching for a missing swimmer at a park in Elgin County, Ont., after they say a Good Samaritan was able to save three others from drowning.

Officers say dispatchers sent them to Port Burwell Provincial Park at about 2 p.m. on Saturday for reports of three near drownings and a missing swimmer.

Police say two people were in the water in distress, and two others entered the water to help before they also started struggling.

They say a bystander threw them a life-saving ring located on the beach, and three of the people made it to safety.

A search is underway for the fourth person both in the water and on the shorelines.

Police say they’ll release more information as it becomes available.