Coast Guard searches Chesapeake Bay after Tuesday night ‘mayday’ call

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching the waters of the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton after receiving a ‘mayday’ call on Tuesday night.

The call was received around 9 p.m.

Crews searching Tuesday night but did not find anything.

The crews returned Wednesday morning to pick up the search but nothing was found and the search has since been suspended.