Four people were rescued from a sinking tugboat off the Rockaway Inlet Wednesday afternoon, Nassau County Police confirmed.
Officials said that NYPD and Nassau County Police marine units were called to a sinking tugboat about three miles off the Rockaway Inlet.
Four people were rescued from the sinking vessel, cops said.The rescue began after 4 p.m. Wednesday, reports stated.
Police did not specify if more people were aboard the boat at the time of the sinking.
A cause of the sinking has not yet been announced.
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