Teen swimmer missing in Myrtle Beach surf

The pier near where Smith was swimming when he disappeared. (WBTW photo)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – The Myrtle Beach Police Department continued its search Sunday morning for a distressed swimmer who was reported missing near the 14th Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach Saturday evening.

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Lt. Joey Crosby said the police department has equipment and personnel in the water and on the beach searching for the missing 16-year-old boy.

Police said the teen was last seen swimming by the 14th Ave Pier Saturday night

Myrtle Beach police said U.S. Coast Guard helicopters and SCDNR assisted in the search.

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