Search to resume for two people missing off Wollongong Coast

A search is set to resume this morning for a missing man and child off the Wollongong coast.

About 6.20pm yesterday (Saturday 6 June 2020), a boat carrying four people capsized near Bulli Point.

Officers from Wollongong Police District – with assistance from the Marine Area Command, PolAir, the Toll Ambulance helicopter and Surf Life Saving NSW – commenced a search.

About 8pm, two men aged 31 and 23, were pulled from the water by the Toll Ambulance Helicopter and taken to Wollongong hospital in a stable condition.

Due to conditions, the search had to be suspended for the missing 5-year-old boy and 28-year-old man at 12am today (Sunday 7 June 2020). The search for a will resume near Bulli Point at 7am.

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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