Land and air search to resume for man who tried to rescue dog from Manawatu River




The man disappeared around 6pm last night. A woman was pulled to safety and taken to hospital.
Source: 1 NEWS

Rescue teams have been redeployed to search for a man missing in the Manawatu River in Palmerston North.

The man was last seen yesterday at 6pm. It is believed he went into the river to rescue a dog.

A female was rescued from the river and taken to Palmerston North Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Search teams have started the mission in search of a man believed to have gone into the river to rescue his dog.
Source: 1 NEWS

The police National Dive Squad, volunteer LandSAR, and a helicopter are searching an area of the water around Fitzroy Bend.

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