MUGSHOT: Man accused of pistol-whipping wife taken into custody after leading police on chase from Baytown to Houston
MUGSHOT: Montrose driver charged with murder after plowing through crowd of people outside LGBT nightclub
CAPTURED: Harris County inmate who escaped jail while awaiting ICE pickup

12-yr-old girl disappears while swimming in Galveston

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GALVESTON, TX - A search is underway in Galveston after a 12-year-old girl disappeared while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses say the girl went underwater around 4 p.m., but never came back up. Emergency crews suspect she got caught in a riptide. About 20 lifeguards searched the area, but there's still no sign of her.