New Orleans Coast Guard searching for missing child in Florida

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – A 9-year-old boy went missing while swimming in Florida and the New Orleans Coast Guard is searching for him.

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin air crew is assisting in the search for the boy and a 28-year-old male, who were last seen entering the water near Panama City around 6 p.m.

The boy was last seen wearing green shorts, according to an official press release.

The Coast Guard is searching with the Bay County Sherriff’s Office and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 

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