Major search operation after baby reported floating near rocks at Yarra Bay

Major search operation after baby reported floating near rocks at Yarra Bay

NSW Police and NSW Ambulance commenced a major search operation at Yarra Bay at around 5pm this evening after a family reported seeing a baby floating in the water near rocks.

A rescue helicopter was tasked to assist with the search along with two NSW Police boats.

A police diver entered the waters and checked beneath submerged rock ledges.

Emergency services scoured the coastline searching for the reported baby sighting.

There were no reports of a missing baby at the beach, however based on the report received the search continued for around three and a half hours prior to being called off due to loss of light.

Police will continue the search tomorrow morning.

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