Fears a crocodile has taken a woman in Far North Qld

There are fears a woman has been taken by a crocodile in far north Queensland.

Police have confirmed they are searching for the woman, aged in her 40’s, who’s been missing since last night.

It’s understood she went swimming with a friend at Thornton Beach at Daintree, north of Cairns, about 10pm when she failed to resurface.


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The Nine Network is reporting the two were backpackers.

A search will begin at first light.