Police update: Search and rescue, Ayr – police divers join search

Police divers are searching Plantation Creek in Ayr for missing man Selwyn Malayta.

The 48-year-old Ayr man went missing in Plantation Creek around 1.30am yesterday morning.

Selwyn and a second man were walking along Pool Street around 1am on September 14. They then tracked through a football field and the golf course before entering Plantation Creek between Kennedy Street and Edward Street.

One man returned to the creek bank and called to Selwyn but could not find him and did not see him exit the creek.

Selwyn is Aboriginal and is described as approximately 175cm tall, with a proportionate build and dreadlocks.

Police have requested members of the public to not approach the search area as they may impact the police operation and the search.

If anyone in the community has seen Selwyn in the last 48 hours, they are asked to contact police immediately.

Missing man, Ayr

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