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Police visit Cancun hotel where Paraguay tourist was last seen

Cancun, Q.R. — An official search began for a 26-year-old tourist reported as missing in Cancun. The search began Wednesday after his travel mates reported seeing him enter the water from a beach outside their hotel, but not return.

The 26-year-old man from Paraguay was last seen by his friends on March 6. They reported seeing him on the beach outside their hotel at Kilometer 16.5 of Boulevard Kukulcán in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

Authorities were officially notified of his disappearance on March 7. At that time, a missing persons bulletin was issued.

On Wednesday, the FGE announced a search operation for the missing man. Elements of the Tourist Police, Cancun firemen and Civil Protection personnel went to the hotel where he was staying where they began their operation.

Additional details have not been provided, nor has the FGE released an official statement regarding the case.