Search called off after missing swimmer shows up on land on Isle of Palms

A search for a missing swimmer off the Isle of Palms was called off after the swimmer woke up from a nap on shore, according to the Coast Guard.

The young man’s friends reported him missing about 7 p.m. Tuesday. After a search with jet skis and on the land did not find him, the Coast Guard joined with a boat and helicopter.

The search was called off after a couple hours when the young man appeared and said he had been sleeping.

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