Twin boys reported missing in water off Pleasure Pier in Galveston

The 13-year-old boys were last seen on Sunday afternoon

Search underway for 13-year-old twins reported missing after being in the water near Pleasure Pier, officials say

Authorities in Galveston are searching for two twin boys who disappeared in the water off Pleasure Pier on Sunday.

The Galveston Beach Patrol said the 13-year-old boys were last seen on the west side of the pier at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to KPRC, KSAT’s sister station in Houston.

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Family members said they did not see them go underwater. They spent an hour searching for them before they called authorities, KHOU reported.

KPRC reported that the Coast Guard, Galveston Beach Patrol, police, fire department and EMS searched the area and did not find them as of 9 p.m. Sunday.

The search continued on Monday morning.

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