DARTMOUTH — Dartmouth Police have found the owner of a boat that ran aground yesterday safe on land.

Police confirmed just before midnight that the person was successfully located.

The U.S. Coast Guard and other emergency services had been searching for the owner of a 16-foot sailboat for a few hours on Sunday night after the vessel was found unoccupied on shore.

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The boat was discovered Sunday evening on the rocks near Mishaum Point in Dartmouth.

No citations have been issued for the incident, according to a spokesperson for the Dartmouth Police Department.

The sailboat's owner was not identified.

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