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Police search for missing woman at Atkinson Dam

Leisa Layne, 45, has been missing from Atkinson Dam caravan park since Friday night.
Leisa Layne, 45, has been missing from Atkinson Dam caravan park since Friday night.

POLICE have resumed the search this morning around Atkinson Dam and Coominya for a woman who went missing on the weekend.

Forty-five-year-old Leisa Layne was last seen two days ago at the Atkinson Dam Caravan Park.

Police say that preliminary advice was that Mrs Layne left her caravan around 9pm on Friday night, January 16, to visit the amenities block and failed to return.

She was reported missing on Saturday afternoon by family.

Police commenced a search of the caravan park and nearby areas, including the dam on Sunday morning.

The search involves Water Police, SES personnel, uniformed officers, Polair and the EMQ helicopter.

The search was stopped at darkness but resumed at first light this morning.

Mrs Layne is described as Caucasian, 170cms tall with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black track pants and a shirt.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers 24 hours a day.

Topics:  atkinson dam, coominya, missing person, queensland police


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