Man found af­ter boat in­ci­dent

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THE search for a 26-year-old man re­ported miss­ing from a boat that ran aground on Fraser Is­land at the week­end has been found safe and well.

Po­lice put the call out for the miss­ing man af­ter a trawler ran aground in the vicin­ity of Eurong Vil­lage about 6.30am on Saturday.

Po­lice said the fam­ily of the man held con­cerns for his health and wel­fare as his be­hav­iour was out of char­ac­ter.

The 26-year-old was last seen leav­ing the crashed trawler wear­ing a red hooded jumper with a black stripe.

The man was lo­cated a few hours later af­ter me­dia reports were shared across so­cial me­dia plat­forms.

Po­lice thanked the me­dia and pub­lic for their as­sis­tance.

It is not yet known how the trawler came to run aground at Fraser Is­land.

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