Rescue crews search for missing man near Britt

St. Louis County is looking for a 21- year-old Roseville, MN man who has gone missing after canoeing in high waves.

Around 4 PM yesterday, rescue teams responded to Sand Lake in the Britt area for a water emergency.

Philip Poulose and a friend were canoeing on the lake when their canoe began to flood due to high waves.

Poulose swam toward the shoreline and his friend swam to a small island where he was eventually rescued. Neither had a life jacket with them.

St. Louis County continues to search the island and the lake for Poulose.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.