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United States Coast Guard
News Release
Friday, September 16, 2011

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a 16 year-old boy who fell into the Houston Ship Channel, Friday. 

Watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from the Houston Fire Department, requesting assistance in locating the boy, who reportedly fell into the channel at Crown Point, near the Washburn Tunnel at approximately 8 p.m.

The Coast Guard dispatched a 25-foot Response Boat-Small and crew from Station Houston to the scene, as well as a MH-65C Dolphin Rescue Helicopter and crew from Air Station Houston. 

This search is ongoing. 

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