Photograph: Eurobodalla Pure Historical past Society

AN off-duty police sergeant drowned after rescuing his teenage son caught in a south coast riptide yesterday afternoon (January 1).

NSW police say emergency companies have been known as to Bogola Seaside, south of Narooma, following reviews a person had been pulled unconscious from the water. Ambulance paramedics commenced CPR, however the man died on the scene.

Police have been instructed the 45-year-old man, who has been recognized as a serving NSW police officer, went into the water and efficiently rescued the 14-year-old, who was caught in a riptide, earlier than he turned caught himself.


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Ian Meikle, editor