Police search for teen continues – near Campbelltown

Issued at 5.20pm, Monday 20 January 2021

A coordinated search is continuing for a teenager at The Basin, Kentlyn, near Campbelltown.

Just before 2.40pm (Wednesday 20 January 2021), emergency services were called to The Basin, Georges River Road. Kentlyn following reports a 15-year-old boy had not resurfaced while swimming.

Police have been told, four teenagers entered the water and only three resurfaced. Witnesses contacted emergency services and officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command attended and commenced a search.

Police divers are at the scene assisting.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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Issued by NSW Police Force Media Unit (02) 8263 6100

Authorised by Insp Darren Riley, Campbelltown City PAC

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