SANTA MONICA (CBSLA) – A search was suspended Monday morning for a woman who may have gone missing in the ocean waters near the Santa Monica Pier.
July 25, 2021. (CBSLA)
The U.S. Coast Guard reported that a woman was seen at clinging to the pilings underneath the pier at around 9 p.m. Sunday, prompting a search and rescue effort.
The Coast Guard actively searched the waters Sunday night with rescue divers, two boats and a helicopter with assistance from several other agencies, including the Santa Monica fire and police departments and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
July 26, 2021. (CBSLA)
The search temporarily resumed Monday morning. However, at around 10 a.m., the L.A. County Fire Department Lifeguard Division tweeted that the search had again been suspended “pending more information.”
The missing woman’s identity was not known. Santa Monica police have not yet received any reports of a missing person which may have matched her description.
#PierIC *Update* The search has been suspended pending further information. Land based Lifeguard Units and Lifeguard Rescue Boats will continue periodic patrols.
— LACoFD Lifeguards (@LACoLifeguards) July 26, 2021