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Police are seeking urgent public assistance to help identify and locate the owner of a seemingly abandoned vessel.

Update:

Police have located the owner of a seemingly abandoned vessel  which had been located in Tallebudgera Creek yesterday afternoon.

The owner of the vessel has recently contacted Policelink to claim the vessel and is safe and well.

The vessel had been the subject of a police appeal last night.

Original story:

Police are seeking urgent public assistance to help identify and locate the owner of a seemingly abandoned vessel (pictured) located in Tallebudgera Creek this afternoon.

The un-crewed sailing ship was reported to police around 6.40pm, with witnesses saying they had seen at least one person on deck earlier in the day.

The boat is described as yellow and white with an outrigger and a red, yellow, and blue sail.

Anyone with information on the vessel or its occupants is urged to contact police immediately.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.


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