Coast Guard suspends search for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

USCG file photo

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts  for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach Thursday evening.

At approximately 7:14 a.m., search-and-rescue efforts were suspended after searching 19 square nautical miles.

The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants.

Cal Fire personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 11:10 p.m., reporting a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the side of the Pismo Beach Pier.

Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew and a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, who arrived on-scene at approximately 12:30 a.m., Friday morning and began searching.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, Cal Fire, the Pismo Beach Police Department, Pismo Beach lifeguards, and a California Highway Patrol helicopter also assisted with the search.

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