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US tourist missing near Picton

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 15/01/2017

© Getty Images Police are trying to find a US tourist after his belongings, including his passport, were found at Waikawa Marina near Picton.

They are appealing for sightings of 36-year-old Jason Michael Johns, who was at the marina on Saturday evening.

Marlborough Port Security found a backpack, sleeping bag, clothing and Mr Johns' passport at the marina about 1am on Sunday, and CCTV footage suggests they were left there about 10pm on Saturday.

There was a wet blanket among the items found.

Police want to hear from anyone who can assist with locating Mr Johns.

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