Man fined after early morning Sydney Harbour swim
GOING for a late night dip in Sydney Harbour has set a Redfern man back $250.
The 35-year-old sparked a massive search after he was seen jumping a fence, diving into the water and swimming towards the Harbour Bridge about 2am Monday.
An urgent broadcast was issued to boats within the harbour to be aware of the man as a potential hazard.
He was eventually found on the north side of the harbour and taken to hospital where he was treated for cuts.
He has since been fined $250 for obstructing or impeding navigation of a vessel.