Water police, a helicopter, SES and wildlife rangers were involved in the search. (ABC News: Mark Rigby)
A man who sparked a search after failing to return from a crocodile-infested creek in suburban Cairns in far north Queensland, has been reunited with his family.
Tweet: @Mark_Rigby Hugs and elation as a 60-year-old man who spent the night lost in a crocodile infested creek is reunited with his family
Earlier today, a major search was launched for the 60-year-old man, with water police, a helicopter, SES and wildlife rangers scouring an area near Chinaman Creek in the suburb of Portsmith.
The area is a known crocodile habitat.