Coast Guard suspend search for missing teen

By Elise Roberts - bio | email

NAVARRE BEACH, FL (WLOX) - Coast Guard officials have suspended the search for a missing Bay St. Louis teen.

17-year-old John Stephens went missing Saturday night while surfing with his grandfather.

The men were off the coast of Navarre Beach near Pensacola.

Several crews took part in the search including Mobile Coast Guard officials, who say they've found no trace of the teen.

Family members told WLOX the men were surfing Saturday night when the grandfather lost sight of the teen.

They say they are especially concerned because the 17-year-old does not swim well.

John Stephens is a student Hancock County High School.

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