Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger

Woman reportedly fell off Allure of the Seas

Published On: Sep 17 2012 12:58:07 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2012 05:26:57 PM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for a 21-year-old woman from Bartlett, Tenn., who reportedly fell overboard from Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas near Fort Lauderdale on Sunday evening.

Crewmembers aboard the Allure of the Seas searched the cruise ship for the woman and didn't find her.

The area that the Coast Guard is searching spans out about 320 square miles.

Anyone with more information on the missing person in the water is asked to contact 7th Coast Guard District search and rescue coordinators at 305-415-6800.