OPP divers and canine unit assisting in search for missing Huntsville man after vehicle located in Bracebridge

Mark Nevins was reported missing on Monday

There is a search on land and in the water after a vehicle found parked in the area of Power Point Road in Bracebridge was confirmed to belong to a Huntsville man reported missing by his family earlier this week.

OPP say 57-year-old Mark Nevins was last in contact with his family and last seen in Huntsville on Monday evening.

Police say nobody was found in the vehicle and officers began a search around the hydro dam and river, with the assistance of the OPP Canine Unit. The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit is also involved in the search.

The public is being asked to stay away from the area.