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Search for missing person off Port Hueneme coast

The search continues on Friday morning for a missing person off the coast of Port Hueneme.

April 15, 2011 12:52:45 AM PDT
Dive teams from the Ventura County Sheriff's Department searched on Friday for a man seen diving off the Port Hueneme Pier.

Witnesses say a man, identified as 25-year-old Christopher Fierro, bolted from the pier at about 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, saying he was going for a short swim.

Fierro apparently managed to swim a short distance before yelling out for help and then disappearing.

The Coast Guard deployed a life boat, divers and a helicopter, but the man was not spotted.