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Police tonight revealed the identity of the man who fell overboard from a boat in Poole Harbour, resulting in a major ongoing search operation.
Dorset Police were alerted today at 1:59am that 24-year-old David Haw had fallen from a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB).
Searches for him began in the early hours and have continued throughout the day involving police, lifeboats, coastguards, divers and a coastguard helicopter, so far without success.
David is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, of slim build, with short brown hair shaved on the sides and back, but longer on top.
He also has a short beard and bushy eyebrows.
Chief Inspector Darren Harris of Dorset Police said: “Since the initial report of David’s disappearance, a coordinated multi-agency search and rescue effort has been under way.
“Police, Coast Guard, RNLI and DorSAR (Dorset Search and Rescue) volunteers have been searching the harbor and surrounding areas extensively. We will continue our efforts to find David.
“If anyone has seen David, or a man matching his description, since he went missing or has any information that could help our search, please contact us urgently.”
The Poole Regatta said on its website that yacht racing had been abandoned and the prize giving was also canceled due to the incident.
It had been the last day of the event, which took place over the bank holiday weekend.
David Haw Quick and Facts
- 24-year-old David Haw fell from a boat into Poole Harbour shortly before 2am
- Lifeboat, coastguard, divers and helicopter searches have so far been to no avail
- Dorset Police said the multi-agency rescue mission will continue until he is found