NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The U.S. Coast Guard is actively searching for three juveniles who went missing in the Mississippi River in New Orleans on Saturday evening.

According to a report received Sunday morning, a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female were last seen entering the water near the Crescent City Connection Bridge prior to sunset.

Rescue crews searching are:

  • A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew
  • Two Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans boat crews
  • The Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish crew
  • Coast Guard Station New Orleans boat crew
  • New Orleans Police and Fire Departments

The search is ongoing, but there is no further information at this time.

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