Search to resume for missing man swept off break wall at Coffs Harbour21st January 2021
Shortly after police arrived they were approached by a local family, concerned that their 20-year-old son had not returned home from a walk along the beach. His car was found in the Gallows Beach car park, close to the break wall walk.
While the search was suspended at 10pm, patrols of the foreshore continued throughout the night. There was no sign of the man.
Police are asking for anyone with information or who may have seen the man to come forward.
The man is described as being of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern appearance, of muscular build, average height and with dark hair.
He may have been wearing a red shirt, with grey or beige shorts and red shoes, according to witnesses.