Police issue warning after water incident

Police are urging holiday-makers to be careful in waterways after emergency services were called to reports of a young child stranded in a water raft in Lake Burrumbeet.

Learmonth Police Leading Senior Constable David Kelly said police were called report of a young child in danger in a round raft.

He said a kayaker and a man in a sail boat rushed to the aid of the child who was brought to shore with no injuries. 

“People need to be careful around water, particularly with children,” Leading Senior Constable Kelly said. 

“Now that there is water in the lake people need to be aware and careful.”