A search for a man who looked distressed before he disappeared off a Byron Bay beach has entered its second day.
The man, who police described as aged in his 50s and of Caucasian appearance, was swimming at Tallow Beach about 3pm on Saturday when he looked “in distress”, NSW Police said.
The man went under the water and failed to resurface, prompting calls to police.
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A search continues for a man who disappeared off Tallow Beach at Byron Bay. (Jason O’BRIEN/AAP PHOTOS) Credit: AAP
Tweed and Byron officers, surf lifesavers, Marine Rescue NSW and a Queensland rescue helicopter began searching for the man but failed to find him on Saturday night.
The search resumed about 8am on Sunday, with police yet to receive a missing persons report about the man.
Officers urged anyone who saw him about 3pm on Saturday to come forward.
The man was last seen wearing light coloured board shorts, police said.
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