Swimmer missing at Va. Beach Oceanfront

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A recovery mission is underway for a swimmer that went missing in the area of 89th Street Saturday evening. 

Virginia Beach dispatchers say the swimmer, described as a man in his twenties, went missing around 5 p.m.

A group of people had gone into the water to swim and when they got out, they noticed someone in their group was missing, according to Virginia Beach EMS officials. 

Crews were searching the area by boat and by helicopter Saturday night. Officials say they will re-evaluate their plans Sunday morning and decide how to move forward with the operation.

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