Beach closed after croc sighting

Staff reportersBroome Advertiser
Swimming is prohibited at Cable Beach for at least 24 hours.
Camera IconSwimming is prohibited at Cable Beach for at least 24 hours. Credit: Jakeb Waddell

Cable Beach has been closed to swimmers after a confirmed croc sighting.

The Shire of Broome said a 3m crocodile was spotted heading north from Gantheaume Point at about 1.30pm today.

The beach has been closed from Gantheaume Point through to the Broome Surf Lif Saving Club for 24 hours and is being monitored by Parks and Wildlife Service.

PAWS said further actions would be considered to monitor or remove the crocodile.

Sightings can be reported to PAWS on 9195 5500.

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