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Authorities search for missing 14-year-old swimmer at South Padre Island

Authorities search for missing 14-year-old swimmer at South Padre Island
4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago Sunday, May 19 2024 May 19, 2024 May 19, 2024 11:48 AM May 19, 2024 in News - Local

A 14-year-old girl went missing at Beach Access #5 at South Padre Island on Sunday, according to the United States Coast Guard.

According to a news release, the girl was last seen in the water and was swept away by a rip current. She was last seen wearing a black bikini and black bottoms.

A news release from the Cameron County Park Ranger division identified the missing female as a teen from Harlingen.

A news release stated Coast Guard watchstanders initially received word of two children swept away by a rip current Sunday at around 7:15 a.m. One of the children, identified as a 7-year-old girl, was rescued and is hospitalized in stable condition.

Multiple agencies are assisting in searching for the teen, including search boats in the water and helicopters.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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