Search called off for missing surfer
UPDATE 10am: Tweed Byron Police said the believe the incident was a miscommunication.
Tweed police Inspector Bobbie Cullen said no-one had been reported missing.
Insp Cullen said at this stage it is thought the report of a surfer at Tallow Beach not returning was a genuine mistake by a concerned member of the community..
A SEARCH for a surfer reported missing at Cape Byron has been called off.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Tallow Beach to assist in finding a surfer who wass reported missing late Tuesday.
Lifeguards and police conducted a ground and water search while the rescue helicopter undertook a number of flights across the area and out to sea.
Amid fading light, nothinig was located and the search was called off.
Police have been approached for comment.