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Coast Guard searches for 4 near Horseshoe Beach, Fla.

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DIXIE COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching Sunday for four men reported overdue aboard 21-foot boat with a white hull and blue top.

Missing are Frank Dipaula, 78, Keystone Heights, Tom Morrison, 65, Jacksonville, Tom Grant, 67, and Glen Harris, late seventies.

The wife of Grant contacted Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at 11:25 p.m., stating she was expecting a phone call from her husband before dark and never received one. She also reported the boat left Horseshoe Beach Boat Ramp at approximately 7:30 a.m., Saturday.

An HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, crews from FWC, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator, homported in St. Petersburg, and Dixie County Sheriff's Office members are searching for the men.

If anyone has any information or has seen the four men, contact Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg at 727-824-7506.

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