Teenager gets caught in rip tide

March 30, 2009 9:23:38 AM PDT
A teenager is recovering after being caught in a rip tide off Freeport beach. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Freeport police say the teenager was swimming with his friends Sunday afternoon when he got caught in the rip tide. According to the Brazoria County Facts newspaper, the 15-year-old was taken to the hospital by helicopter.

The other teens swimming with him were able to get him out of the current. No one else was hurt.

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