CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas
— The Coast Guard is searching for an 18-year-old man in
the water who was last seen swimming between Packery Channel and Bob Hall Pier
near Corpus Christi, Texas, Thursday.
Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of three
persons in the water, two males and one female, swimming 150-200 yards offshore
when the male and female lost sight of the other male.
The female swimmer was able to make it back to shore while the male was
assisted back to shore by Corpus Christi Beach Rescue. The missing swimmer is
reported to be wearing pink swimming trunks.
Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders issued an urgent marine
information broadcast and launched an Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH–65
Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response
Boat–Medium boat crew.
Involved in the search:
- An Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH–65 Dolphin
- A Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat–Medium
- Corpus Christi Beach Rescue
- Corpus Christi Police Department
- Flyer Bluff Police Department
Anyone with information should contact Sector/Air Station Corpus
Christi at 361-939-0450.