Search for missing bushwalkers

Police are appealing for information to locate two overdue bushwalkers in the state’s north over the weekend.

About 7am Saturday 23 April, two men, aged 25 and 41, left Ebor on a bushwalk to their final destination in Thora, in the Bellinger River National Park.

Police have been told the two men drove to Thora on Friday night and left their car there. They then got a lift to bushland in Ebor and camped overnight.

They planned to arrive at Thora by nightfall on Monday but failed to reach their destination and have not been heard from since.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command were notified about their disappearance and have begun investigations. They are being assisted by Bellingen SES to co-ordinate a search.

Inquiries have revealed the men had adequate clothing and camping equipment when they set off.

Anyone with information about the men’s whereabouts is urged to contact Coffs Harbour Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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