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Woman pulled from water near Wollongong

Saturday, 08 January 2022 04:10:51 PM

A woman is in a critical condition after being pulled from the water near Wollongong this afternoon.

Just after 3.15pm (Saturday 8 January 2022), emergency services were called to a surf club at Windang following reports a woman had been pulled from the water unconscious.

CPR was performed on the woman at the scene, prior to the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The woman – believed to be aged in her 50’s – has been taken to Wollongong Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District were also assisted by Surf Lifesaving NSW during the incident.

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 information via NSW Police social media pages.