10 year old boy rescued from being swept out to sea

Ocean Shores, WA – A 10-year old boy was nearly swept out to sea at the North Jetty in Ocean Shores on Saturday, but was rescued by bystanders.

The Ocean Shores Police Department tells KXRO that on Saturday night at about 6:00 p.m. police and fire responded to a surf rescue call at the North Jetty. 

They say it was reported that a small boy was caught in a rip current and was being pulled out along the jetty.

Two bystanders saw the boy was in trouble and swam out to him. 

They pulled him up to the rocks and helped him out of the water. 

Ocean Shores Police says all three had scrapes and bruises from being battered against the rocks, and the young victim said he had swallowed some water.

The three were helped off of the jetty, and all three were checked by paramedics and released at the scene.