Police appeal for sigthings of boy swept out to sea
Police appeal for sigthings of boy swept out to
At 1.54p.m. Police were notified that an 11year
old boy had been swept out to sea off Takapuna Beach near
the boat ramp. The member of the public was ringing at the
request of the boy's father.
Units responded and the
WestPac helicopter searched the area.
Police spoke to
people on the beach including a large number of kite
surfers. No one had seen anyone obviously in distress and
witnesses had seen two, differently described boys or youths
leaving the water at different points of the beach and
leaving the area.
Police are interested in hearing from
anyone who may have been involved in this incident and who
can confirm that they are safe.
The contact number ofr
North Shore Police is (09) 477
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