Teen rescue turns into recovery effort on Springfield Lake

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(Water rescue on Springfield Lake in Springfield Twp. on 7/1/14)

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio — Springfield Twp. police told FOX 8 that the search for a 16-year-old boy in Springfield Lake has turned into a recovery mission.

Sgt. Eric East with the Springfield Township Police Department  said two teens, who are cousins, were swimming around 7:30 Tuesday night when one of the teens got tired and disappeared.

The other teen came to shore asking for help.

Darkness, diver fatigue and lightning halted the search at around 11p.m. Tuesday; full recovery operations will continue Wednesday.

An update is expected in the morning.

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