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Coast Guard looking for missing swimmer on the Delaware River

Posted at 8:08 PM, Jun 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-21 20:08:59-04

The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are looking for a missing 22-year-old swimmer in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday afternoon.

According to officials, the man was reportedly swimming with friends near a boat ramp in the vicinity of Delaware Avenue and Union Avenue when they became separated.

The man's friends called 911 after noticing that he did not resurface after going underwater.

The man was last seen wearing a pair of board shorts.

The Coast Guard asks anyone who sees signs of a person in distress, or correlating information to call the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center at (215) 271-4940.