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May 12, 2021

Third day of searching for man missing from North Coast beach

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The search is about to resume for a man swept out to sea, at Moonee Beach, on Monday (December 17).

Two men, aged 35 and 45, died after a group of six people got into difficulties in the surf at Moonee Beach, 23km north of Coffs Harbour, about 6pm.

Two girls, aged 15 and 17, and a 15-year-old boy, were rescued; however, a third man, aged 28, could not be found.

A search operation continued yesterday until it was suspended due to fading light.

Today’s search resumed at 7am (Wednesday December 19), and involves officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District, NSWPF Marine Area Command and Marine Rescue.

The Westpac and Polair helicopters will also re-join the search this morning.

All six people are believed to be from Sydney.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

 


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