Tuggerah Lakes Local Area Command
Swimmer Dies After Being Caught In Rip – Bateau Bay
Police will prepare a report for the Coroner after an 18-year-old man died after being caught in a rip on the State’s Central Coast today.
About 4 pm today the man was swimming at Bateau Bay Beach when it is understood he was caught in a rip.
The man was spotted in the water by an overhead helicopter and a rescue effort, involving Police, ambulance officers and local surf life saving guards was launched.
The man was located in the water however he was unable to be revived.
Inquiries continue and Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.