Clutha River - missing wakeboarder update 2
Location: Clutha River
Short description: MISSING WAKEBOARDER
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE
13/1/2013 number 2
Missing person details update
Unfortunately todays efforts in the search for Blake have failed to locate him in the Clutha River.
Extensive river bank search and river flow searching by boat and field teams were completed today and further searching will continue tomorrow with jetboat and field teams being deployed again.
Volunteer numbers exceeded 100 persons of both SAR and boating experience.
The police national dive squad are onsite to investigate and assess the conditions and dive ability of areas of specific interest to the search team and family.
The public support and willingness to help is greatly appreciated and any offers for assistance are asked to be co-ordinated via the Balclutha Police search base management team. Volunteer contact can be made through contact number 03 4184719
Family wish to express there immense gratitude to the volunteers that are supporting the search.