Desperate search launched for teen, 18, who disappeared while swimming on popular Sydney beach
- Male, 18, missing from Freshwater Beach
- He was swimming with two mates
- Search for teen started on Saturday after 8 p.m
A teenager has gone missing while swimming at a popular beach in northern Sydney.
The 18-year-old was in the water with two friends on Saturday night off Freshwater Beach, on the city’s northern beaches, but never made it back ashore.
The police started an urgent search for the man shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday with a helicopter and a police boat that scanned the area.
Crews from Surf Life Saving NSW and the Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter have also been deployed.
Police were seen Saturday night on Freshwater Beach after an 18-year-old man went missing
The 18-year-old was in the water with two friends on Saturday night off Freshwater Beach, on the northern beaches of the city, but never made land again
Emergency services are seen on the shore of Freshwater Beach as crews desperately search for the teen
Emergency services were seen on the beach late Saturday evening.
Lifesavers were seen carrying flares while onlookers also gathered on the sand.
There is still no trace of the man.
More to come
Emergency services remain on Freshwater Beach as the search for the teen continues