Search operation, North Keppel Island

Police are coordinating a search operation in waters off North Keppel Island after a 60-year-old man was reported missing in the early hours of this morning.

Initial information indicates around 3am, two men were attempting to swim to their seven-metre vessel which was dragging its anchor near Conical Rocks.

One of the men, a 62-year-old made it to the vessel, however the other man did not reach it and remains missing.

A search commenced this morning involving Yeppoon Water Police, coastguard and multiple aerial assets.

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