2 teen swimmers go missing in waters off NYC’s Jacob Riis Park: cops

Two teenage boys went missing while swimming in the waters of Jacob Riis Park in Queens on Friday night, police said.

NYPD divers were out searching for the boys, who vanished shortly after lifeguards got off the clock, cops said

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Rescue divers are combing a Rockaway beach for two teenage boys. Wayne Carrington

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NYPD divers were out searching for the boys, who vanished shortly after lifeguards got off the clock. Wayne Carrington

The missing 16- and 17-year-old boys entered the water at Jacob Riis Park’s Bay 2 around 6:30 p.m., according to the NYPD.

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The missing boys are 16- and 17-year-old. Wayne Carrington

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The NYPD’s Special Operations Aviation Unit and divers, as well as the US Coast Guard, are in the ocean searching for the pair. Wayne Carrington

The NYPD’s Special Operations Aviation Unit and divers, as well as the US Coast Guard, are in the ocean searching for the pair.

Swimming hours under lifeguard supervision at the federal beach are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

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