Search continues for man missing in floodwaters – Barrier

A multi-agency search is underway for a man missing in floodwaters in the state’s west.

About 11.30am on Saturday (26 November 2022), emergency services were called to River Street at Balranald following reports a 19-year-old Balranald man had been swept into floodwaters.

A search involving officers from Barrier Police District, Marine Rescue, Rural Fire Service, and the State Emergency Service commenced; however, has since been suspended to resume at 7am on Monday (28 November 2022).

Inquiries continue.

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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