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Coast Guard calls off search for reported missing swimmer near Belle Isle

Posted at 8:11 PM, Jul 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-03 23:19:06-04

10:20 p.m.

The Coast Guard is no longer searching for a reported missing swimmer near Belle Isle.

Around 8 p.m., the Coast Guard received multiple calls that said a young boy went underwater, but the people who called were not friends or family.

Also, police say that no family has reported anyone missing, and they called it a mistake.

9 p.m.

Multiple Coast Guard boats and helicopters are near Belle Isle searching for a boy who possibly disappeared in the water.

We're told a young girl reported that she saw a young boy swimming in the water when he went under. Police have not confirmed that someone has gone missing.

The Coast Guard said they have multiple people call them and say they saw a young boy go underwater. The people who called are not friends or family of the missing boy, but just people who thought they saw something.

According to police, they have not been able to find a family who reports that someone is missing, but they are still taking the search very seriously.

8:10 p.m.

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a "young male" swimmer who went missing while swimming on Belle Isle.

According to the Coast Guard, Detroit police received a report of a swimmer who did not come back up.

Right now, they are searching the swim area on the north side of the island near the Detroit Yacht Club.