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Crews search for possible drowning victim in MacArthur Park lake

December 11, 2012 |  7:55 am

Approximate location of search shown in black.

Los Angeles rescue crews searched Tuesday for a man suspected of drowning in MacArthur Park lake.

A caller reported seeing an unidentified man swim into the lake and not emerge shortly before 6:41 a.m., said Shawn Lenske, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Los Angeles Police Department officers were also at MacArthur Park and a dive team was headed to the lake to conduct a search, Lenske said.

Authorities also found clothes on the eastern bank of the park's lake, KTLA-TV reported. 


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Map: Approximate location of search shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.