A person who went into the water in Atlantic City last night has not been found.

Officials with the US Coast Guard say a swimmer went missing near the Steel Pier in Atlantic City last night at about 10pm. Atlantic City Police say a man saw someone enter the water, but not return.

According to a news release from the Coast Guard:

The Coast Guard launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Atlantic City along with an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City to conduct initial searches.

The Coast Guard Cutter Mako, an 87-foot patrol boat based out of Cape May, was diverted to the scene and searched throughout the night.