Woman ‘eaten by crocodile’ after going for late-night swim in Australia
QUEENSLAND, Australia — Police are searching for a 46-year-old woman who is believed to have been taken by a crocodile in northern Queensland.
The woman was swimming in waist-deep water with a female friend when the incident occurred, according to the Evening Standard.
Police said the victim’s friend had tried to save her.
“Her 47-year-old friend tried to grab her and drag her to safety and she just wasn’t able to do that,” a police spokesman said.
“They had been walking along the beach and they’ve decided to go for a swim just in waist-deep water at Thornton Beach and probably a very nice, clear night, but obviously may not have been aware of the dangers.”