Police search for missing kayaker at Alberton

Police are searching for a man after a kayak overturned in Alberton waters this afternoon.

Around 12.10pm, police were alerted after a two-person kayak overturned resulting in two men falling into water.

A short time later, one of the kayakers, a 27-year-old Woodridge man was located and taken ashore with no serious injuries. He was transported to hospital as a precaution.

Police launched a multi-agency sea and air search to locate the second kayaker, a 26-year-old Eagleby man, however he has not been located.

The search was suspended at 6.10pm for the night and will recommence tomorrow (August 23).

There is no further information available at this time

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