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Police search for missing bodyboarder - Coffs Harbour

Sunday, 21 March 2021 02:04:40 AM

Police are appealing for information following reports of a bodyboarder believed to be missing in waters at Coffs Harbour.

About 2.45pm yesterday (Saturday 20 March 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a male bodyboarder in trouble who failed to resurface, from the shoreline at North Wall Beach, Coffs Harbour.

Officers attached to Coff/Clarance Police District conducted a search of the beach and water, with the assistance of a rescue helicopter and Surf Life Saving NSW but were unable to locate the man.

The search has been suspended overnight and is expected to resume at 9am today (Sunday 21 March 2021)

Anyone who was in the area at the time, in the water or has any information is urged to contact police immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.