Friday, January 24, 2020

Rescuers continue to look for a teenage boy missing off Dunedin's Second Beach since Thursday.

The initial search began at 4.30pm Thursday after reports of a male in trouble in the water at Second Beach but was suspended at 9pm.

Searchers returned to Dunedin's second beach this morning to resume the search for a teenager missing in the waters off the city's St Clair beach.

A shoreline search was also completed this morning and the Police dive squad have since arrived to help in the search

Otago Surf Life Saving search and rescue co-ordinator Max Corboy told the Otago Daily Times last night an area stretching from St Clair to Tunnel Beach had been searched.

An Otago Regional Rescue helicopter also took part in the initial search.

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