MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Myrtle Beach police searched for a missing swimmer Monday afternoon and through the evening, according to Master Cpl. Tom Vest with the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Police said officers were in the area of Ocean Boulevard and 7th Avenue North with Ocean Rescue and lifeguards.

Courtesy: Myrtle Beach Fire Department

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department used drones and jet skis to search. A double red flag was in effect due to ocean conditions, and people were told not to enter the water, the department said.

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