Frantic Search Underway for Missing Swimmer in Far Rockaway, FDNY Says

CBS 2 - August 01, 2019

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Emergency crews are in a desperate search for a missing teen in the water near Queens.

Sources tell CBS2, police air and water units have gathered in Far Rockaway near Beach 60th Street and Boardwalk.

According to multiple reports, two swimmers were seen in distress and needed to be rescued around 8 p.m.

The FDNY says a 14 year-old boy was pulled out of the water and is in stable condition. An 18 year-old is still missing and the search is ongoing. Authorities added that divers had to be pulled out due to visibility. They will go back in the water at first light on Wednesday.