TRURO, MA (WBZ-AM)--A 26 year old swimmer is missing off the coast of Truro on Cape Cod. The unidentified man was last seen close to shore at Ballston Beach swimming with a family member. The family member made it back to the beach but his companion was reported missing early Saturday afternoon.
Coast Guard, Massachusetts State Police along with local police and fire departments searched yesterday until nightfall with both patrol boats and helicopters with no results. The search resumed again this morning.
Officials report there has been heavy shark activity around Truro in recent weeks, with a number of beaches closed after shark sightings.