Desperate search for Brisbane man Trent Riley after empty, uncontrolled boat found in Moreton Bay

A desperate search is underway for a missing Brisbane man believed to have fallen off a boat in Moreton Bay on Wednesday.

Trent Riley, 26, is presumed missing in the water after the disturbing discovery of his vessel.

Around 3.30pm, police were called after a small aluminium boat was spotted driving uncontrolled off Mud Island, near the Port of Brisbane.

There was no-one on board.

Riley’s friends told 7NEWS that he was a good swimmer and surfer, and they didn’t know what had happened.

The boat was found out of control. Credit: 7NEWS
The boat was found with its motor running but no-one inside.
The boat was found with its motor running but no-one inside. Credit: Supplied

Police searched for Riley on Wednesday afternoon and into the night.

The search involved three helicopters and 10 boats.

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