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Search for missing CNMI swimmer suspended

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search Friday night for an individual who was swept offshore on Wednesday near Tank Beach in Saipan. According to a release, Coast Guard Sector Guam received a call that day informing them that a 24-year-old male had swept offshore by a wave. Search and rescue coordinators contacted the Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 to assist in a search that lasted more than 50 hours.

Anyone with further information regarding the search can call the command center at 564-USCG (8724).

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