The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter conducted a night coastal search of Valla Beach on Tuesday for a lost fisherman.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter conducted a night coastal search of Valla Beach on Tuesday for a lost fisherman.

Search for missing fisherman

A RESCUE helicopter combed the headlands at Valla Beach late Tuesday night for a fisherman feared lost.

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to assist police in a search of beach and rocky terrain between Oyster Creek and Deep Creek about 10pm Tuesday night.

A spokesperson for the rescue service said the search was sparked when the man was overdue to return from fishing at Valla Beach.

The man was yet to be found.

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