Searches continue for the 52-year-old man who was reported missing yesterday in the area of Atalaia, in Caniço. Apparently, the victim entered the sea of Porto Novo to collect lapas and has disappeared.
The information has already been confirmed to JM by Commander Guerreiro Cardoso, from the Maritime Zone of Madeira, who further advanced that searches are currently taking place by sea and land, along the southern coast of Santa Cruz and Caniço.
Two speedboats are engaged, one from the Maritime Police and the other from the Instituto de Socorro a Náufragos and the lifeboat SANAS 05. Overland, the Maritime Police and the PSP have also been collaborating.
Searches take place on the Caniço promenade, on Portinho beach and in the Galo Mar and Reis Magos area.