COAST GUARD CALLS OFF SEARCH FOR MAN NEAR POINT PLEASANT

The Coast Guard called off its search for a 40-year-old man off the coast of Point Pleasant Saturday morning. The Coast Guard was notified by a member of the New York City Police Department reporting the man contacted a family member at 6 a.m. and is alive. The Coast Guard received a call at 12:33 a.m. from a person reporting they saw the man go in the water to swim and then they lost sight of him. A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., were on scene and searching.