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TWEED-BRYON POLICE SEARCH FOR WOMAN SUSPECTED MISSING IN THE SURF

Police are continuing to search for a woman who reportedly went missing in the surf at Belongil Beach, near Byron Bay this morning.

Just after midnight, police were called after passers-by reported a woman had gone into the water looking for a backpack and had not been sighted since.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Marine Rescue were called in to search for the swimmer but efforts were suspended around 8:30am.

Tweed-Byron Police have received no reports of a missing person but continue to make inquires with nearby accommodation providers.

The woman is said to be in her 20’s with long dark hair.

 

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About Georgia Maher

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After studying a BA in Communication and Journalism at UTS, Georgia moved into health and aged care reporting for three years. She also studied broadcast journalism at California State University, Sacramento and The Australian, Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney. An interest in social business took her to India to direct a series of micro documentaries.

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