Report: Coast Guard Suspends Search For 17-Year-Old Swimmer Missing in Long Branch
Authorities searched for a teen who went under the water Sunday evening.
The Coast Guard has suspended it search but local rescue workers are still searching for a 17-year-old boy who reportedly disappeared at a Long Branch beach on Sunday, according to the Star Ledger.
W-ABC news reported the male teen was swimming at the section of beach near Pier Village at Ocean Avenue and Melrose Terrace when he was pulled under the water at 5:45 p.m.
Authorities suspended the search for the evening at approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Asbury Park Press report, but resumed the search early Monday.
State Police Sgt. Brian Polite said the State Police deployed a marine vessel and that it was assisting early Monday morning.
This is a developing storyline. Long Branch Patch will have more information as it becomes available.