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Coast Guard searching for missing teen off Cape Charles

PORTSMOUTH, VA (WWBT) - The United States Coast Guard is among several agencies called in to search for a 15-year-old who went missing in the waters off Cape Charles Sunday evening.

A Coast Guard 25-foot response boat crew from Station Cape Charles and a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City are on scene along with personnel from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and the Cape Charles Fire Department.

The Coast Guard said it received a call from North Hampton Police around 6:30 p.m. Sunday reporting a fatigued man near the Cape Charles fishing pier who said he was in the water with a 15-year-old male struggling against a current, and the male was unaccounted for.

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