16 Jan 2012

Missing swimmer found

10:26 am on 16 January 2012

A swimmer missing in the Hutt Gorge since Sunday has been found.

Senior Constable Dan O'Connell, says three people were tubing on the Hutt River on Sunday morning and a fourth man was swimming with them.

However, he decided to leave the river and make his way back to his vehicle, but failed to return.

Police were alerted on Sunday night. The man, 42, was found safe and well on Monday morning.