Missing fisherman, Double Island Point

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An air and sea search is continuing for a 45-year-old fisherman missing off Double Island Point this morning.

At about 3am, police received reports a man had fallen overboard from a commercial fishing vessel.

The search is taking place approximately 30 nautical miles offshore from Double Island Point.

Water police are coordinating the search which includes, eight helicopters, two fixed wing aircrafts, one jet, two QPS water police vessels, two fishing vessels and a Coast Guard vessel.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

 
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