Newcastle City Local Area Command
Man Fails To Return From Late-Night Swim – Newcastle
Police from Newcastle City Local Area Command are seeking information from the public after a man was seen entering surf at Nobbys Beach last night.
Police were contacted after a member of the public saw the man enter the surf about 10.15 pm, but after 30 minutes he had not returned.
Police were told the man was aged about 25, was wearing black singlet and yellow shorts, and had told the witness his name was Bruce.
A command post was established in the Nobbys Beach car park and the area was searched using 4WD vehicles and the NSW Ambulance helicopter without success.
The search was suspended at 12.45 am.
Police are now appealing for anyone with information about the identity of the man or his whereabouts to contact Newcastle Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.