Search for missing 14-year-old swimmer at Myrtle Beach continues Friday

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Myrtle Beach fire and police have continued their search Friday for a missing swimmer.

Images from Thursday show beach-goers linking arms and wading into the water to help the search.

Police said that two swimmers, siblings, were in distress. Lifeguards and a bystander were able to rescue one of the swimmers, but not the other.

Myrtle Beach police told WPDE the missing swimmer is a 14-year-old boy wearing a blue swimsuit.

He was last seen around 1 p.m. Thursday.

The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting in the search.

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