POLICE are presently conducting a search at Mermaid Beach after clothing was discovered abandoned on the beach earlier this morning.
The items which included a towel, clothing, a cap and some boots were located by a member of the public on the beach around 6am.
A member of the public reported seeing a man enter the water near where the items were located.
A ground, air and sea search is presently under way.
Anyone who may recognise these items is asked to please contact police.