Update: Police continue appeal for missing man, Noosa

Police are continuing to appeal for any information that may assist in locating a 37-year-old man who went missing at Noosa on Saturday, January 9.

Ricky Gardner was seen entering the water and swimming away from the shore of Main Beach on Hastings Street at around 12.30am.

It was unknown whether Mr Gardner made it back to shore or exited the water safely, and an extensive search failed to locate him.

Police have since received information that Mr Gardner may be in the Crows Nest area, however they have been unable to confirm this.

Anyone who may know the current whereabouts of Mr Gardner is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Mr Gardner (pictured) is described as Caucasian, approximately 178cm tall, slim build and has light complexion. It is unknown what he was wearing at the time of going missing.

Investigations are continuing.Missing man, Ricky Gardner


Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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