Northern Territory police are concerned for two people who evaded a police roadblock by jumping into the crocodile rich Mary River.
Northern Territory are seeking information on the whereabouts of 19-year-old Caitlyn Munnich and 25-year-old Raphael Woodhouse. “Police had set up a random road block”. When they tried to stop the car went off the road into a bush. . A spokesperson for the NT police said
“The pair ran from the car and were seen running towards the river and they jumped in the river.” The top end of the Mary river has among the highest concentration of salt water crocodiles.
Duty Superintendent James O’Brien said in a statement the police hold “grave fears” for their welfare.
The pair was last seen near the Bird Billabong
A 26 year old man Sean Cole died from a crocodile attack after swimming in the Mary River in 2013 during a birthday party.