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Coast Guard searching for missing child swimmer in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WCSC) -

The Coast Guard is assisting Myrtle Beach police and Horry County deputies in the search for an 11-year-old child who went missing while swimming in the ocean in Myrtle Beach.

Officials say Saturday night the boy was swimming with a group of people and went underwater. The group reported they did not see the child resurface.

Myrtle Beach Police called in the Coast Guard for assistance Saturday night. A helicopter crew from the Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston is assisting in the search.

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