Sea search underway for missing Tofoa man

Tongan Police have launched a marine search for a missing man today in Nukuʻalofa.

Fisatina Puafisi, 45, of Tofoa was believed to have been lost at sea on December 23 after walking down the beach from Little Italy with a kayak, Deputy Commissioner Pelenatita Vaisuai said.

Puafisi was staying at Little Italy and he checked in there on December 22.

His brother reported him missing to Police yesterday.

Police Search and Rescue boat the Alotolu is now conducting the search.

The public were asked to contact Police with any information that could assist them in the search.

Police can be contacted at  922 or 25147.


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