Brisbane Water Police with the support of volunteer groups, Rescue 500 and Polair, will continue their search for the two fisherman who went missing in Moreton Bay on Saturday, August 10.
Senior Sergeant David Edden, Officer in Charge of Water Police Brisbane said that a small white bucket was located in the designated search area during yesterday’s search, and that family members have confirmed that the bucket did belong to the missing men.
“Searching for the two missing fisherman will continue today, with the ongoing and valuable support of volunteer marine personnel, Polair and Rescue 500.”
With today being the Ekkka Show Holiday, Water Police would like to remind all boaties in the vicinity of Green, Mud and St Helena Island that searches are ongoing.
It is important that all recreational vessels be mindful not to hinder the search vessels when out on the water.
If any person locates any object or sees any item that they believe could be related to the missing fisherman, then please contact Water Police Brisbane on 3895 0333.
Brisbane Water Police will continue to meet with and support family members throughout the day, and keep them updated on ongoing search efforts.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.