Police: Everyone safe after distress beacon goes off

Wilton police say everyone is safe this morning after a state distress beacon was set off last night. Officials say they spent three hours searching after receiving a distress signal from the area

News 12 Staff

Jan 20, 2016, 7:27 PM

Updated 3,106 days ago

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Wilton police say everyone is safe this morning after a state distress beacon was set off last night.
Officials say they spent three hours searching after receiving a distress signal from the area of New Canaan and Old Boston Post roads.
Police were ready to search with a boat and divers and even sought to send a chopper, however the weather did not cooperate.
Wilton police say everyone in the area was safe and accounted for. They concluded the beacon was either set off by accident or had a low battery.
 


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