Falmouth Police Find Missing Swimmer

police04WEST FALMOUTH – A 67-year-old man swimming in West Falmouth went missing this morning and was found by Falmouth police a short time later.

Just after 9 a.m., two swimmers reported a third missing off Chapoquoit Beach.

Falmouth fire and rescue crews, Falmouth Marine & Environmental Services and the U.S. Coast Guard joined police in seraching for the missing swimmer.

A police officer found the man wearing a wet suit on a street on Chapoquoit Island just before 9:30 a.m.

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According to police, the man said he started to experience muscle cramps while swimming and swam to shore.

Paramedics evaluated the swimmer and he declined any further treatment.