Emergency services searching for a missing rock fisherman at Crescent Head have located the body of a man this afternoon.
Around 3.30pm yesterday (Thursday 16 May 2019), emergency services were called to Crescent Head Lookout, Crescent Head, after a member of the public spotted personal items and equipment unattended on the rocks.
A large-scale search commenced involving police officers from Mid North Coast Police District, and Marine Area Command; assisted by Marine Rescue NSW, Surf Life Saving NSW, the SES, and Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
About 12.15pm today (Friday 17 May 2019), searchers located the body of a man in the water near Pebbly Beach, Crescent Head.
While there has been no formal identification, the body is believed to be that of the missing man.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.