Police seek help from four-wheel drive community to locate campers
UPDATE: Police have thanked the Far North Queensland community for helping to locate a family of campers in Cape York yesterday.
A family emergency prompted a search for the family, who were on a four-wheel drive trip in the Cape York Peninsula.
“The family were located by a Park Ranger at a Cape York camp ground yesterday afternoon, and a message was passed on,” a police spokesperson said.
“They have now made contact with family members in the south-east corner of the state.”
EARLIER: Police are pleading for assistance from the local four-wheel drive and camping community to locate a family believed travelling in the Cape York area.
Deception Bay couple Paul and Dana Nelson are believed to be in a silver 2005 model Nissan Patrol station wagon bearing Queensland registration 318-SRK.
They are travelling with other family members who may be driving a white 2013 model Toyota FJ Cruiser with Queensland registration 553-TIR.
Police are urging anyone who has seen or knows Paul Nelson to make contact with his sister Barbara in relation to a family emergency.
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