Beach search suspended for missing man

May 25, 2009 9:03:51 AM PDT
The Coast Guard have suspended their search for a 19-year-old Fayetteville man who disappeared while swimming.Carolina Beach police say Angel Gonzalez was vacationing with his family when he went under Saturday afternoon.

Gonzalez's brother reported that they were swimming together off Carolina Beach when he was swept away. Lifeguards could not locate him and contacted emergency dispatchers.

The Coast Guard searched with several boat crews and aircraft crews along with lifeguards and Carolina Beach Police and Fire departments.

Authorities say the water was 72 degrees and there was a rip tide warnings in the area when Gonzalez was swept away.


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