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Police will continue search for missing Mossel Bay woman

MARCH 14, 2017
Police will continue search for missing Mossel Bay woman

A police dive unit and Mossel Bay police will continue an ongoing search and investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a woman, believed to be aged 30, from Mossel Bay, reportedly missing since Monday, 13th March, and according to reports may be alive in caves along the cliff face in the vicinity beyond The Point, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Tuesday afternoon.

"Police, WC Government Health EMS, Mossel Bay Fire and Rescue Services had conducted a search along the cliff face in the vicinity beyond The Point after being alerted to the ladies disappearance that had been reported as a fall from rocks in a barely accessible area," described Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander.

"NSRI Mossel Bay were alerted on Monday, at 22h00, o assist in a search along the sea side of the cliffs and we launched the sea rescue craft Vodacom Rescuer II to join Police, EMS and Fire and Rescue but by the early hours of this morning, Tuesday, no sign of the female was found and the AMS/EMS Skymed rescue helicopter searched during the morning but with still no sign of the missing female Police will continue an ongoing search operation."