Search called off for missing Long Beach swimmer

The Coast Guard says around 10 p.m. Sunday people in Long Beach reported a man entered the water near Franklin Boulevard.

The Coast Guard says around 10 p.m. Sunday people in Long Beach reported a man entered the water near Franklin Boulevard.

The Coast Guard says around 10 p.m. Sunday people in Long Beach reported a man entered the water near Franklin Boulevard. (9/12/16)

LONG BEACH - The search has been called off for a missing swimmer in Long Beach.

The Coast Guard says around 10 p.m. Sunday people in Long Beach reported a man entered the water near Franklin Boulevard. The man entered the water despite the warnings about the outgoing tide and a rip current in the area.

Officials say about 10 minutes later, people couldn't see him anymore and that is when rescuers came in.

Long Beach lifeguards and police, the Coast Guard, Nassau County officers and four local fire departments all responded and searched on both the water and in the air.

The search came up empty and has since been called off.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

A Queens man died Friday after a car 1 Driver strikes, kills pedestrian in Carle Place
In 2015, one in four drug overdoses were 2 CDC: 1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015
Police say they have arrested Jonnathan Santos, 20, 3 Police: Man arrested following fatal crash in LIE in Syosset
Reporters line up in hopes of attending a 4 White House bars major news outlets from informal briefing
According to police, the car crashed into a 5 Police respond to car into building in North Bellmore

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE