SD couple reported missing on vacation are safe

Posted at 3:18 PM, Apr 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-28 18:18:19-04

A San Diego couple reported missing in the Caribbean during a cruise is safe, according to family members.

Hayden Gerson and Alisha Frank were on a cruise ship that docked in Jamaica on Tuesday, but both were reported missing after the boat departed.

On Thursday, Gerson's parents told 10News that they made contact with their son. Hayden Gerson told his parents that he and Frank had missed the boat and were stranded in Jamaica, but both were safe.

According to the Gersons, the couple is in the process of notifying authorities and the cruise ship in hopes of finding a way to go home.