Schoolies scare as croc shuts down beach
A CROC sighting off the Airlie Beach foreshore has sparked concern for schoolies celebrating in the area.
ABC Tropical North today reported that schoolies had been told they could no longer access the main beach due to the croc sighting.
The Department of Environment and Science is investigating the reports and will carry out a site assessment.
Warning signs are in place and lifeguards have been notified.