Coast Guard searching for missing teen in water off Cape Charles

25-Foot Defender Class Boat (RB-S and RB-S II)PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, along with state and local agencies, are searching Sunday for a missing 15 year old off Cape Charles.

Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders received a call from North Hampton Police at about 6:30 p.m. 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.

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

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