16-Year-Old Swimmer Missing Off Boynton Beach

The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in the waters off South Florida.

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The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in the waters off South Florida.
 
The Coast Guard says Boynton Beach Police reported the teen missing around 7:45 p.m. Sunday evening.

 
Authorities say he was last seen swimming shirtless near the Boynton Beach Inlet. The teen went underwater but failed to resurface while swimming with a cousin.

Boat crews from the Coast Guard station at Lake Worth Inlet and a helicopter from the Miami station launched to search the area.

 
Palm Beach County authorities have joined the Coast Guard's search for the boy.

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