Search suspended for reported missing swimmer in Santa Monica

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A search was suspended for a reported missing swimmer near the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday. (KABC)

A search was suspended for a reported missing swimmer in the waters near the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday.

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, witnesses said they spotted a person jumping off the pier at about 3 a.m.

A person hanging onto the railing at the pier and was later rescued by a lifeguard, reported seeing someone hanging onto the pier before disappearing.

Rescue boats, remote-operated drones, fire department and lifeguard helicopters and teams of divers were all in an hourslong search for the swimmer before the suspension.

No further details were immediately available.


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