5 May 2011

Fisherman feared taken by croc

8:58 am on 5 May 2011

Police in the Northern Territory of Australia fear a man has been taken by a crocodile.

The man, 54, went missing while fishing on Elcho Island in East Arnhem Land on Sunday.

The ABC reports that clothing and the man's wallet were found at a spot on the beach where he usually goes fishing.

Police say three crocodiles, each about four metres long, have been spotted in the area.