Police resume search for missing swimmer on Lake Fenton in Genesee County

State police search for 25-year-old Flat Rock man who disappeared while swimming

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FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Crews are searching a lake in Genesee County for a 25-year-old suburban Detroit man who disappeared while swimming.

The Flint Journal reported crews returned to Lake Fenton in Fenton Township on Thursday after first searching Wednesday night after he was reported missing.

A state police underwater recovery unit is at the scene about 40 miles northwest of Detroit along with the sheriff's department, local fire officials and others.

Lake Fenton is about 10 miles south of Flint.

Sheriff Robert Pickell said the missing man is from Flat Rock south of Detroit and is described as very athletic.

The man's name wasn't immediately released.


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