Police have resumed their search this morning for a man missing in waters off a beach near Rye.
Emergency services were called to the area off Browns Road and Tasman Drive yesterday after reports three people were swimming when they got caught in a rip about 7pm.
A man and a woman, aged in their 20’s made it to shore while a 20-year-old Cranbourne man remains unaccounted for.
A search of the area has been initiated with the assistance of Air Wing, Water Police and SES units.
High winds and strong swells are making the search difficult for rescue crews this morning.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au
Victoria Police News – Monday 5 February 2024