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Bodies found in Mexico in search for missing Australian brothers Jake and Callum Robinson

Mexican authorities say three bodies have been found in an area where two Australian brothers and their American travel companion are missing.

A local government official in Ensenada, in Mexico’s north-west, told the ABC the bodies were found near a cliff on the Pacific coast.

The bodies have not been identified.

Jake and Callum Robinson, originally from Perth, and their American friend Jack Carter Rhoad have not been heard since April 27.

They were surfing and camping in Baja California, south of the US border, but had failed to show up at their accommodation in the city of Rosarito.

Three people — two brothers, and a 23-year-old woman romantically linked to one of them — were arrested earlier.

The woman was allegedly found with a mobile phone belonging to one of the missing Australians, local police said.

They said all three of the people arrested allegedly had drugs on them when they were detained.

The car the three travelers had been using was found, burnt out, on a ranch in the area.

Burnt out car

The burnt-out car was found on a ranch.(Supplied)

The Baja California coast is a popular surfing destination but is also plagued by violent drug cartels. The state contains many smuggling routes used by the cartels to get to the US.

Callum, 33, is a successful lacrosse player who has played with several American teams. Jake, 30, is a doctor working in Perth, who had traveled to the US to visit his older brother.

Family and friends had been using social media to appeal for help finding the men. They said their lack of recent contact was out of character.

A red and white missing persons poster with pictures of brothers Callum and Jake Robinson and a third man.

An appeal was shared on social media.(Supplied: Dan Fragomeni)

Their parents Debra and Martin Robinson said on Friday they were “heading to the US/Mexico to be as close as possible to the area where they were last seen.”

“Callum and Jake are beautiful human beings,” they said in a statement to media.

“We love them so much and this breaks our hearts.

“Our only comfort right now is that they were together doing something they passionately loved.”

Two men in wetsuits stand together near water

Both Callum (left) and Jake Robinson are keen surfers. (Supplied: Instagram)

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