Some sort of a slick has appeared in the waters off Marina del Rey.
Sergeant Brent Carlson is with the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Marina Del Rey Station.
He says two deputies in a patrol boat first noticed a patch of what looked like gasoline on top of the water at 7 a.m. this morning.
For about an hour, the deputies tried to determine the source of the slick. They had a helicopter look overhead to get another perspective, but couldn’t determine where the slick came from.
“We went out for a second assessment and they can’t even find the spill anymore, it’s gone," Carlson said. "But that’s after the sun came up. It’ll be evaporated pretty quickly, especially if it’s gasoline.”
A spokeswoman for the U.S. Coast Guard in San Pedro says they’re on their way to assess the situation.
This story has been updated.