Yamagata Sakata College student was swept away by the waves at the beach and was missing August 18th 17:51

On the afternoon of 18th, at the beach in Sakata City, Yamagata Prefecture, the whereabouts of a 19-year-old male university student who was swimming was lost, and police and fire departments are searching for it.

At around 3:00 pm on the 18th, the fire department reported that the figure of one person who was swimming disappeared at the "Hamanaka Asari Beach" in Sakata City.

According to the police, the whereabouts are lost because a 19-year-old male university student living in Miyagi Prefecture was exposed to waves while swimming with four friends, and the four friends reached the beach on their own.

The police, the fire department, and the Coast Guard are searching, but the whereabouts of male college students are unknown.

According to the Yamagata Local Meteorological Observatory, the height of the waves around the site around 3 pm was about 1 to 1.5 meters, and there were no weather warnings at that time.

The police, etc. continue to search and listen to stories from people who were bathing together to investigate the detailed situation at the time.