Police search for missing boat near Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Police are currently searching the Cape Willoughby area near Kangaroo Island for two fishermen on a missing boat.

About 2.30pm yesterday (Thursday 3 December) the two men set off from Cape Jervis headed towards Cape Willoughby to go fishing.

They were expected to return around 6.30pm last night but have not returned yet.

Police were notified about 11.50pm and a search was commenced.

The police helicopter will continue to search the area this morning for the pair, along with a search and rescue plane which is expected to fly over from Victoria.

Anyone with information that can assist police is asked to call the Police Assistance Line immediately on 131444.

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