Crews search for missing diver

Posted at 9:20 PM, Jun 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-18 11:27:26-04

Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a diver that went missing in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday.

An official from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the reports about a missing diver about 20 miles south of Cabbage Grove first came in around 1 pm. No word yet on what led up to that call, but officials say they do believe the person was diving because they were well off shore.

Officials say if they person isn't found Saturday night, they will continue looking Sunday morning.

Stick with WTXL for updates on this developing story.