Rescue attempt at Wattamondara: update

Police, paramedics and local SES teams are still on the scene in Wattamondara, trying to rescue a man from flood waters. 

The man, who appears to be in his 40’s, has remained with his vehicle since before 9am this morning and is ignoring police requests for assistance, claiming he does not know how to answer his mobile phone. 

A number of specialised retrieval teams and helicopters, including a rapid water retrieval team that was stationed in Forbes to assist residents near flood waters, are also on hand attempting to aid rescue efforts. 

Further details as they come to hand. 

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