LONG BRANCH - Officials have called off the search for a missing swimmer in Long Branch.

The swimmer, identified as 17-year-old Rudy Mena, from Paterson, was reported missing at around 5:45 p.m. Sunday - only 45 minutes after life guards went off duty for the day.

Local, state and U.S. Coast Guard crews had been searching for the teen since he was reported missing, but no signs of a body have been discovered.

Search for missing swimmer called off