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Search continues for Downriver father & son last seen at marina; boat found on Thursday

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Posted at 4:49 AM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 15:37:54-04

SOUTH ROCKWOOD, Mich. (WXYZ) — An endangered missing alert has been issued for a father and son last seen in South Rockwood.

Police say 29-year-old Justin Oaks and his son, 6-year-old Jaxon Oaks, left their house at approximately 9:48 a.m. Sunday.

They launched their boat from the Downriver Marina at approximately 10:30 a.m. The last contact with Juston was at 12:35 p.m. via cell phone.

Police say Justin has a full beard and was wearing a tan vest and blue jeans. The boat is a 14-foot Grumman Aluminum flat bottom camouflage boat.

On Thursday, MSP located their boat, a 14-foot Grumman Aluminum flat-bottom camouflage boat. MSP launched their boat on Friday to continue the search.

Police say Jaxon was wearing a camouflage jacket, tan hat and blue sweatpants. He has a missing front tooth and black glasses.