Police spokeswoman Colonel Priscilla Naidu said that divers had been sent into the water after video footage showed him entering a wharf within the harbour. The footage shows him jumping between three chokka boats docked alongside each other.
Police and security officials had also searched all three chokka boats this afternoon.
By 1pm‚ the police divers were deployed to search underneath‚ and next to‚ the chokka boats which were berthed at the wharf.
At about 2:30pm‚ the K9 search teams‚ and police officials‚ moved to the dolosse on the side of the harbour wall.
Naidu confirmed that CCTV footage of Bellet-Brissaud had been attained and showed him entering‚ but not leaving‚ a wharf on the harbour.
“We are searching the area and to date he has not been found‚” she said.
The search was called off and would resume on Wednesday.