VIDEO: Six teens feared missing in storm water drain found

UPDATE: Six teenagers feared missing in a storm water drain in Indooroopilly have been found safe and unharmed.

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to Carnarvon Road and Lambert Road just after 8.40am following reports a group of teens had entered the flooded drains that travel beneath the high school school and failed to emerge.

More than 29 staff were involved in the 3.5 hour search which included police divers and the dog squad.


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Police have labelled the students behaviour as “extremely risky, which could have ended very badly.”

“The activities here today are highly dangerous and put the students at risk as well as emergency service workers,” Brisbane Regional Duty Officer A/Insp Mark Bradford said.

The students were found at school after earlier entering the drains.

They are currently speaking with detectives.

EARLIER: Emergency crews are currently searching for six students feared missing in a storm water drain at Indooroopilly. Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to Carnarvon Road and Lambert Road just after 8.40am following reports a group of teens had entered the flooded drains that travel beneath a school oval. They have not been seen since. Swift water rescue teams have entered the drains with the support of fire crews who are on scene with rope and flotation devices. The Department of Education released a statement as the search entered its third hour, confirming all students at Indooroopilly State High School had been accounted for. “The safety and wellbeing of students and staff is the department’s highest priority,” the short statement read. “All students of Indooroopilly State High School are present and accounted for.”