Missing CT teen presumed drowned
The 17-year-old boy, from Eerste River, went missing on the first day of the school holidays.
CAPE TOWN - The search continues for a 17-year old boy who went missing while swimming with friends at Strand beach.
He went missing on the first day of the school holidays yesterday.
The National Sea Rescue Institute, police and emergency services have all joined in the search for the missing teenager from Eerste River.
His friends went looking for him in the water after he did not surface.
Yesterday afternoon, emergency services, including the police's canine search and rescue unit, scoured the area for several hours, but failed to locate him.
He is presumed drowned.
The boy's family has been receiving trauma counselling from police counsellors.