Man assisting police with Clinton search

UPDATE 8PM

AFTER searching for a man for about six hours, Gladstone Police has called off the search.

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A police spokesperson said a man has been brought into the station and is assisting with the investigation.

There will be more information released to the public tomorrow about the search.

Police in pursuit of man, Clinton
Police in pursuit of man, Clinton

EARLIER 6PM

POLICE are still spread out over the Clinton area patrolling the streets looking for a 24-year-old man.

The have door knocked every home along  Clarendon St and jumped fences to see if they can find him.

Police have also called in the dog squad to locate him.

Some police officers are watching from the surrounding hills while others patrol the streets.

People are still walking around the area including a man mowing his lawn and a mother pushing a stroller.

EARLIER 5PM

A resident of Leslie St, Clinton said the man who police are currently in search for with a dog squad, ran through his backyard bleeding and jumped over a tall fence.

The tall fence has at least a 3m drop below to another residency.

The resident said the man was not wearing a shirt.

EARLIER

GLADSTONE police, in hand with a dog squad, are currently in pursuit of a 24-year-old man in the Clinton area.

Police gave the description of an Aboriginal man wearing white shorts.
 

A Queensland police spokesperson said the man was wanted for questioning in regards to an earlier disturbance at a Clinton residence, and fled on foot when Gladstone police came looking for him.

The man was last seen in Seaview, Clinton. 

More to come.



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