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Man goes missing while swimming at North Carolina beach

Posted July 10

— Authorities in North Carolina are searching for a missing swimmer.

Holden Beach Police Chief Wallace Layne says a Hispanic man in his 20s was reported missing around 3:30 p.m. Sunday from the east end of the beach. Police haven't released the name of the missing swimmer.

Layne says several agencies are involved with the search, including the Tri-Beach Volunteer Fire Department and the U.S. Coast Guard.

As of Sunday evening the man was still missing.

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