Update 1: Search underway for missing 30-year-old Southport man – myPolice

Gold Coast police searching for missing man Jarryd Treacher are also searching waterways after unconfirmed sightings of the 30-year-old at the Southport seaway on Saturday, May 16.

Gold Coast water police are searching an area encompassing Main Beach through to Moreton Island and are appealing for anyone who may have located flippers or a bodyboard (similar to attached images) to contact police.

Polair and police vessels have been involved in the search to date.

Jarryd was last seen around 10am on Saturday, May 16 at a Brooke Avenue address but it is now believed he may have gone body boarding after police received unconfirmed reports of a man wearing jeans paddling near the southwall out of the seaway at Southport on Saturday at approximately 10.15am .

Jarryd’s vehicle was located locked and parked at The Spit carpark later that night.

Jarryd is described as Caucasian, around 183cm tall with a slim build, medium-length blonde/brown hair and blue eyes with a tattoo on his left ankle.

Anyone who may have seen Jarryd, knows of his whereabouts, or has seen his bodyboard or flippers, is urged to immediately contact police.

Board – orange on one side and black on  the other (MEZ 7X)
Flippers – blue and yellow

Initial media release copied below

Initial media release issued May 18:

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 30-year-old man reported missing from Southport.

Jarryd Treacher was last seen around 10am on Saturday, May 16 at a residence on Brooke Avenue, Southport.

Jarryd is described as Caucasian, around 183cm tall with a slim build, medium-length blonde/brown hair and blue eyes. Jarryd was last sighted wearing long black trousers, a black jacket and black shoes. He also has a tattoo on his left ankle.

Jarryd drives a black Nissan X-TRAIL with Queensland registration 529HIG.

Police are concerned for Jarryd’s welfare as he suffers from a medical condition that requires medication.

Anyone who may have seen Jarryd, or may know of his whereabouts, is urged to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2001018565 within the online suspicious activity form.