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Police seek for lacking man close to Yarra River at Warrandyte



Police on inflatable paddle boards have joined the drive’s air wing and the State Emergency Service within the seek for a person lacking at a piece of the Yarra River in Melbourne’s outer east.

Investigators have been instructed the 39-year-old man was with pals at Taroona Reserve, Warrandyte on Saturday when he walked down a path towards the river by himself about 3pm.

His pals later tried to seek out him earlier than contacting police to report him lacking.

The realm is a part of the Warrandyte State Forest. One facet of the river is a well-liked strolling observe for locals and the opposite is roofed by dense bushland.

Appearing Sergeant Will Calleja was unable to reply questions on whether or not the person was a neighborhood or visiting the realm.

He mentioned a big search effort was underway with the air wing, police divers, foot patrols, boats and the SES collaborating.

“We’ve searched an space of 4 kilometres throughout the river,” Calleja instructed media on the scene on Sunday.


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