Search suspended for Cypress Point swimmer

Searchers will resume their efforts Sunday morning at Cypress Point Park..

Tampa police said they have suspended a search until Sunday for a swimmer at Cypress Point Park.

About 2:50 p.m., police received a call that the man, Robert A. Lucas, 36, was missing from the beach.

He had gone to the park, 5620 W Cypress St., with family members, and the last time they saw him he was in the water.

Taking part in the the search were the police air service unit, marine unit and dive team. Tampa Fire Rescue, U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Wildlife Commission are assisting with the search.

The search will resume Sunday morning.

Stay with WTSP for updates.

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