Rescuers Search For Missing Paddle Boarder at Half Moon Bay

Water rescue efforts were underway Thursday afternoon at Poplar Beach in Half Moon Bay on reports of a missing boy in the water, authorities said.

The call came in about 3:10 p.m. and California State Parks lifeguards, firefighters and San Mateo County Sheriff’s investigators were searching for the missing boy who had been paddle-boarding offshore when he became distressed, Coast Guard officials said.

Two friends went into the water to help and needed help themselves getting back to shore, officials said.

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