8-year-old rescued by Coast Guard

April 13, 2008 4:21:07 PM PDT
An 8-year-old who was in the water off the Santa Cruz County shoreline was brought safely to land this afternoon, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Dorian Jackson said.

Fire officials, and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and vessel worked together between Moss Landing and Santa Cruz to bring the child back to safety, said Jackson.

Officials confirmed that the child was safe shortly before 3:30.