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Teenager swept off rocks near Raglan

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Fuseworks Media
Fuseworks Media

Police were notified around 1:30pm this afternoon that a teenager was swept off rocks at Papanui Point near Raglan.

He had been in the area with three others.

Police Search and Rescue, Coastguard, Surf Lifesaving and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter have all been assisting with the search.

It has been suspended for the evening due to the conditions and is expected to resume tomorrow.

The 17-year-old's family has been advised and are being supported by Police.

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