Emergency services have been called to Bargara to help search for a person in the water. Photo: Zac O’Brien.
Emergency services have been called to Bargara to help search for a person in the water. Photo: Zac O’Brien.

UPDATE: Search for person off Bargara shore suspended

UPDATE 9.50pm: A Queensland Police Service spokesman said search efforts had been called off with plans to continue tomorrow morning. 

EARLIER: EMERGENCY services have swarmed Bargara in search of a person who reportedly went missing in the water.

A Queensland Police Service spokesman said they received a call just before 7pm to the Esplanade, Bargara, after reports a person was "struggling" in the water, and then couldn't be seen.

He said they were currently co-ordinating a search.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said crews were assisting QPS in a search at Bargara.

 

Emergency services have been called to Bargara. Photo: Zac O’Brien.
Emergency services have been called to Bargara. Photo: Zac O’Brien.

The spokesperson said two QFES swift water rescue technicians are on the scene searching from the water's edge.

A QFES truck and specialty unit also attended.

This is a developing story, more to come.