Police Searching For Missing Chatham Man

By: Tim Wood

Matthew J. Amsler.

Chatham police were searching Saturday for a missing 24-year-old man who was last seen on foot in the area of the Lighthouse Beach parking area.

Matthew J. Amsler, 24, of Chatham, was described in a press release as a white male, five feet ten inches tall with brown hair.  He was last seen wearing a red plaid long-sleeve shirt, tan pants and black shoes. He was reported missing at 10 p.m. Friday by his wife.

In the late morning police, Coast Guard and the state police were searching the shores of Chatham Harbor north and south of Lighthouse Beach.  Two Coast Guard lifeboats from Station Chatham searched the water while a state police helicopter searched from the air.

Anyone with information about the missing man is urged to contact the Chatham police at 508-945-1213.