Search for missing man continues

Lifeboat

A search is being carried out for a man missing after a boat capsized in the sea near Larne.

Shortly before 1600 BST on Saturday a man aged in his 30s swam ashore after a boat capsized.

It is believed a second man on board the boat has not yet been accounted for. The first man has been taken to hospital suffering from hypothermia.

Police, the Coastguard and RNLI are searching the sea and shoreline for the man.

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