Search completed for suspected missing diver – South Coast

Officers from South Coast Police District have completed a search for a diver after spearfishing equipment was found in waters near Mollymook.

The equipment was recovered by a fisherman from about 6m of water approximately 100m off Narrawallee Beach Headland, Narrawallee, just north of Mollymook Beach, about 3pm (Tuesday 15 June 2021).

The equipment was handed to officers from South Coast Police District a short time later and an investigation commenced, with assistance from the Marine Area Command, to locate the owner of the property.

Officers from South Coast Police District, with the assistance of Polair, conducted a land and sea search in the area of Narrawallee from 10.00am this morning (Wednesday 16 June 2021).

Following a public appeal, a 30-year-old man from Roseville contacted police and identified himself as the owner of the equipment.

As no missing persons have been reported in the area, the search has been completed.

Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.

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