Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (D5 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a missing 21-year-old man who disappeared while swimming with a friend near the Talcony-Palmyra Bridge here.

The Coast Guard suspended its search for Sandro Valentine at 10:40 p.m.

The Coast Guard received a call at 7:21 p.m. Sunday from a member of the Philadelphia Police Department reporting Valentine disappeared under the water after he was caught in a strong current while swimming.

A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia, members of the Philadelphia Police Department, members of Philadelphia Fire and Rescue and Swift Water Rescue searched for the man.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.