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Family of missing man asks boaters to help search along Androscoggin River

Stephen Wines (Courtesy: Tasha Cave)

BRUNSWICK (WGME) -- The search continues Monday for a man who fell off his boat into the Androscoggin River.

Officials say 27-year-old Stephen Wines has been missing since Friday. Weather forced crews to temporarily call off their search.

The family is asking anyone with a boat along the Androscoggin River to join them in the search near Bay Bridge Landing in Brunswick Monday.

The Maine Marine Patrol says it will resume its search Monday afternoon.

Stephen and his 30-year-old brother, William Wines, went out on their boat around 6 p.m. Friday.

Both men are from Bailey Island.

Family and friends say Stephen passed out while standing and fell over-board. His brother tried to rescue him.

Crews rescued William Friday night, but did not find Stephen.

Weather forced Maine Marine Patrol and Brunswick Police to suspend their search for him Saturday afternoon.

They will be back on the water Monday at low tide.

William was treated and released from the hospital.

The family says they will not stop looking and asks anyone who lives along the Androscoggin River to continue to keep an eye out.

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