Police unable to comment on suspicious boat in Geraldton port

Image: Mark Guidice. "All happening down at the wharf. Customs and Police swarming over this boat. 

Image: Mark Guidice. "All happening down at the wharf. Customs and Police swarming over this boat. 

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Everything Geraldton has had several readers reach out asking about a boat in Geraldton's port today.  

Onlookers said there were about 5 to 6 men on board, who seemed to be questioned by officials before being taken away on another boat. This was around midday today. 

We contacted Mid West Port Authority who said they were unable to comment. 

WA Police released this statement:

"Commonwealth and state agencies work closely together to ensure the safety and security of the Western Australian community. As operational activity is ongoing it would not be appropriate to comment further."

Update: We haven't had firm confirmation of the situation with the boat, but we have been informed that Border Force are saying it was not an "irregular maritime arrival"

The boat witnesses say the men were taken away in.  

The boat witnesses say the men were taken away in.  

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