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GOLD COAST FLOOD CLEAN UP CONTINUES

Emergency services have been flat out cleaning up around the Gold Coast after yesterday’s deluge. Volunteers worked into the night and all through today, mopping up at more than 100 homes. Despite the efforts of emergency services and neighbours, many low lying properties were inundated. The SES says it’s a reminder to residents to clean out their gutters, prepare sandbags and secure backyard items before severe storms hit.

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SES RESCUE TRAPPED HIKER

A 60-year-old man injured while walking through Lamington National Park late yesterday has been rescued, during a delicate operation. The man leg became wedged, when he slipped and fell on rocks. SES volunteers and the park ranger had to walk through rugged terrain to reach him. They were met by an RACQ Careflight paramedic and doctor. The injured man was airlifted to University Hospital, suffering a suspected fractured leg.

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HOPE FADES AS SEARCH FOR WILLIAM TYRELL ENTERS SIXTH DAY

Survival experts have told police that if William Tyrell was in the bush he would no longer be alive. “The experts can not substantiate that survival in the bush would be there at this point and time,” Superintendant Paul Fehon said. It comes after six days of searching for the three-year-old, who disappeared from his grandmother’s house in Kendall, on the mid north coast, on Friday. Volunteer search numbers have decreased significantly over the past few days. Police and SES will continue to canvass a three kilometre radius from where William was last seen, while Strike Force Rosann will follow any potential leads surrounding his disappearance. “We have no indication of whether young William is out in the bush or whether other forms of human intervention are involved.”

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WILLIAM TYRELL SEARCH ENTERS ITS FOURTH DAY

There is still no sign of William Tyrell as the search for the missing three-year-old enters its fourth day. William was last seen at his grandmother’s home at Kendall near Port Macquarie at 10.30 last Friday morning. He was wearing a spider-man costume. Authorities have searched nearby bushland and dams over the weekend. Extra State Emergency Services personnel and police from Newcastle and Sydney have arrived in Kendall this morning to assist the search. Police say they’re keeping an open mind on whether the boy had been taken. Their search today will be within a 1.5 kilometre radius of the home.

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UPDATED: SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING BOY

A search is underway for a 3-year-old boy who has gone missing from Kendall on the Mid North Coast. William Tyrell was last seen at about 10:30 this morning in the front yard of a relative’s home on Benaroon Drive. Nine police officers, 20 SES personnel and 25 volunteers are conducting a search of bushland surrounding the area. The boy’s described as being Caucasian in appearance, with dark hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a ‘Spiderman’ suit.

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