Esperance fisherman missing near Warrenup Beach

WA Police have confimed that the man missing near Warrenup Beach is 25-year-old Thomas Rae.m Photo: WA Police and Jesinta Burton, Esperance Express.
WA Police have confimed that the man missing near Warrenup Beach is 25-year-old Thomas Rae.m Photo: WA Police and Jesinta Burton, Esperance Express.

UPDATE:

The search for missing 25-year-old Thomas Dominic Rae will soon be suspended due to fading light and will resume again tomorrow morning.

Police divers and a drone operator arrived from Perth today to join the search for Mr Rae, who went missing while fishing near Warrenup Beach on Sunday, July 7.

Two Volunteer Marine Rescue vessels, the Department of Transport, two Surf Life Saving jet skis, State Emergency Services and local police personnel are also in attendance.

ORIGINAL:

A marine and land search is underway for a man who is believed to have fallen from rocks while fishing near Warrenup Beach in Dalyup this afternoon, July 7.

About 12pm on Sunday, July 7, the man, who is believed to be in his 20's, was fishing on rocks with a friend.

It is understood that the friend left briefly and, when he returned, he was unable to locate the man.

According to WA Police, Local Volunteer Marine Rescue, State Emergency Services, Esperance Surf Life Saving and Esperance Police are conducting searches in the area.

More to come.