Search for swimmer missing in Murray River at Tocumwal

A search has been suspended overnight for a man missing in the Murray River.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was seen swimming across the river at Tocumwal, 80km south-east of Deniliquin, about 4pm today (Sunday 29 December 2019), when he went under and did not re-surface.

Officers from Murray River Police District and local SES volunteers, assisted by Marine Rescue from Moama, have been searching the river and riverbanks for the man without success.

The search was suspended about 9pm and is due to resume tomorrow (Monday 30 December 2019).

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.

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