Abandoned panga boat
The abandoned panga boat on Ocean Beach. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Lifeguards found 10 life vests on an small abandoned panga boat near the Ocean Beach Pier, triggering a search of the area for migrants on Friday morning.

The panga was found 100 yards north of the pier around 5:20 a.m. with the life jackets and 40 gallons of fuel.

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department notified Border Patrol officials, who will search the beach and surrounding area.

No other information was immediately released.

City News Servcie and OnScene.TV contributed to this article.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.