Search and rescue continues: Missing free diver, North Stradbroke Island

A search and rescue operation continues today for a missing free diver in the waters off Point Lookout at North Stradbroke Island.

Yesterday a 10.10am (June 23), four men were free diving 3-4 miles north east of Point Lookout when one of the divers, a 26-year-old Norwegian National, failed to return to the boat.

Police were alerted at 10.45am and commenced a search and rescue operation.

Yesterday’s search included five helicopters and 6 vessels; however, the diver was not located. The search continues today, and police ask for anyone that may have been in the area and has any information to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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