Search suspended for missing man at Lake Ferry

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Thoughts with the family and Emergency Service’s, really hope we see some good news tomorrow.

The search for the missing fisherman at Lake Ferry has been suspended for the day. 

The fisherman went underwater and did not resurface while attempting to cross the Ruamahanga River mouth.

Members of the public informed Police who initiated a search and rescue operation. 

Extensive searches by air and by boat were undertaken, however, the man was not located. 

The search will resume tomorrow morning.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre

You can also view this release, including any additional images, online at: http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/search-suspended-missing-man-lake-ferry