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Australia police call off search for man attacked by shark

Nov. 07, 2021 09:04 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Police in western Australia on Sunday called off a search for a swimmer who was attacked by a shark. The wife of Paul Millachip, 57, said she was with him at the Port Beach in the suburb of Perth on Saturday morning when two teenagers on a boat witnessed...

Rescuers in west Australia search for man attacked by sharks

Nov. 06, 2021 05:24 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Rescue services in western Australia were searching for a man who was attacked by multiple sharks, police said. Two teenagers on a boat saw what they believed was a shark attack at Port Beach in the North Fremantle suburb of Perth on Saturday morning and...

Stranger charged with abducting 4-year-old Australian girl

Nov. 04, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cleo Smith was back to her laughing, bubbly self as she played in the backyard of her Australian west coast family home on Thursday, hours before a 36-year-old stranger was charged with abducting the 4-year-old from a camping tent more than two weeks ago. ...

Australian police offer reward after 4-year-old disappears

Oct. 21, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australian police posted a 1 million Australian dollar ($750,000) reward on Thursday for information about a 4-year-old girl who officials suspect was snatched from a tent at a remote coastal location five days earlier. Cleo Smith was reportedly...