EDISTO BEACH - Authorities are responding to reports of a missing swimmer in the ocean.

Multiple callers reported a person in the water shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Rescuers are searching the water, Colleton County authorities said.

As of 3:50 p.m., authorities had not found anyone and no one was reported missing, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard. He said it’s possible witnesses mistook debris for a person.

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