Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing man off South Padre Island

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard air and boat crews, along with beach patrol, police and fire department crews are searching the waters off the Bridgeport Condominiums, near the 300 block of Padre Island Blvd., for a 23-year-old man who went missing Saturday.

Missing is Mohammad Abdullah and he was described as wearing yellow swim trunks.

The friends of the missing man had been swimming with him just off the beach and contacted police after they couldn’t locate Abdullah.

Coast Guard Station South Padre Island sent a response boat crew to search for the man and Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew.

If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of the individual, they are urged to immediately contact the Coast Guard Command Center in Corpus Christi at (361) 939-6393.

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