Paddle boarders reported missing in Chic’s Beach, found safe

Posted at 11:09 PM, Jul 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-20 23:08:56-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police headed to the 4400 block of Gulls Quay at Chic’s Beach to investigate a call regarding missing paddle boarders Thursday night.

Police received the call at approximately 9:30 p.m. and were told that two young adults who had gone paddle boarding hadn’t returned.

When News 3 arrived at the intersection of Ocean View Ave. and Lee Ave., Virginia Beach EMS and fire rescue crews were on the scene.

A search was underway in response to the call, with two police marine boats, two fire boats and one rescue boat being dispatched.

The paddle boarders’ family called authorities to say that they had been found.

No outward injuries were reported.