Person missing during storm

A resident of Sitio Mantawigon, Barangay Macasilao, Calatrava town was reported missing around 3:00 a.m. Monday at the height of typhoon Agaton.

Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Eric Palabrica Villarito, 27, single, resident of the place.

His father Jerry Salumag Villarito told police that his son was wearing red sleeveless black jersey and is about five feet in height.

He also believes his son was carried by strong water current while crossing Winaswasan River on his way home to Barangay Macasilao.

According to his friends, the victim asked permission to leave from Barangay Macasilao proper to go home to Sitio Mantawigon around 3:00 a.m..

Rescue operation is still being conducted by police authorities. *(CMGarde)