Search for man who disappeared in rip at Bethells Beach yesterday

2:40 pm on 22 March 2019

Police and search teams are looking for a man swept away by the sea at Bethells Beach in west Auckland yesterday.

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A man is missing after getting caught in a rip at Bethells Beach yesterday. Photo: totoglenn/123RF

The 34-year-old man was swimming with his partner and a child when they were all caught in a rip.

The woman and the child got safely to shore, but the man did not make it back.

The police Eagle Helicopter and Search and Rescue teams have been searching for him since late afternoon.

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