Missing man went kayaking in Wilmington and never returned, police say

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Timothy Lee Braswell in a photo from WECT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Wilmington police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing kayaker.

According to officials, Timothy Lee Braswell, 36, went kayaking on the Intracoastal Waterway on Friday, Sept 3. and never returned.

Braswell’s vehicle was located at a kayak launch point near Inlet Watch Marina across from the Carolina Beach inlet and crews have found his kayak.

Police say crews are searching for him now and are asking all boaters to be on the lookout for him.

Braswell is 6-foot-2 and weighs 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

If you see him, call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or call 911.

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