Boy, 5, and man missing in accident off NSW coast

A five-year-old boy and a man are missing after a boat capsized off the NSW coast near Wollongong.

Police say the boat with four on board capsized near Bulli Point about 6.20pm on Saturday.

Two men, aged 23 and 31, were pulled from the water about 8pm by a rescue helicopter crew.

They were taken to Wollongong Hospital in a stable condition.

The boy and a 28-year-old man remain missing after a search involving police and surf lifesavers was suspended at midnight.

Searchers were expected to resume looking for the pair near Bulli Point about 7am on Sunday.

AAP

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