Officials: Missing swimmer found safe near IOP

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCIV) -- The man search and rescue crews from four agencies were searching for in the waters off Deweese Island was found safe Wednesday night.

According to the Charleston County Rescue Squad, the 23-year-old man had been swimming and got tired so he was resting on the Isle of Palms side of Deweese Inlet when crews found him.

Charleston County Rescue, Isle of Palms Fire and Rescue, Deweese Island Fire and the Coast Guard were all assisting in the search.

According to Don Lundy with Charleston County EMS, rescue teams were looking for a 23-year-old man who was last seen around 12:30 p.m. near Deweese Island and Isle of Palms.

EMS crews had been standing by in the event they find the man.