SEARCH SUSPENDED FOR MISSING FISHERMAN

The 62-year-old man was fishing at Timber Beach on Sunday when he fell into the water.

The search has been suspended for a fisherman who was swept off rocks south of Newcastle on Sunday.

On Tuesday, emergency crews spent a third day scouring an area between Timber Beach and Snapper Point for the man, aged in his 60s.

It’s understood he was wearing a lifejacket.

Police will re-assess whether to continue the search tomorrow, based on the weather conditions.

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