Authorities are searching for a missing 7-year-old who disappeared on a Texas beach
May 12, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Authorities are searching for a seven-year-old boy who disappeared while at a Texas beach with his family Tuesday night.
A boat crew and helicopter began the search near the Galveston Seawall after the Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston got notice of the missing child around 8 p. m. local time, a press release from the Coast Guard said.
"Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew," the release said.
A special marine warning for strong winds and steep waves was issued by the National Weather Service Houston office for the area until 8:45 p. m. Tuesday.