Swimmer missing near Boynton Beach Inlet

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX)--  Rescue crews are searching for a person that possibly drowned Thursday morning near Boynton Beach.

Officials are searching at 6960 Ocean Blvd., south of the Boynton Beach Inlet.

A 5 a.m., a female caller stated that she and a young man had been swimming, but her companion did not return to shore.

The caller said they had been swimming when she had swam back to shore but lost sight of the man.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and Coast Guard units are searching for the missing swimmer. The caller was transported to JFK Medical Center for treatment.

First responders believe the victim may have been taken out by the rip current.

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