Man Missing in Rockhampton’s Fitzroy River After Fleeing Police


Summary: Authorities are conducting a search and rescue operation for a man who disappeared in Rockhampton’s Fitzroy River after allegedly evading police.

A search and rescue operation is currently underway in Central Queensland as authorities look for a man who went missing in the Fitzroy River. The 36-year-old man was last seen swimming in the river around 6 pm last night. According to the Queensland Police Service, the man allegedly entered the river in an attempt to flee from officers. Despite conducting a search using night vision goggles, the Capricorn Rescue helicopter was unable to locate him. The man is described as Caucasian, 187 centimeters tall, with a thin build, brown hair, and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and dark grey shorts. Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Tags: search and rescue operation, missing person, Fitzroy River, Rockhampton, Queensland Police Service