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Eskdale – Sun 11th Oct 2009 – Callout 78 in 2009

Call from the Police, regarding a 64 yr old male, reported long overdue from a walk to Slight Side, Eskdale. The informant was at Wha House Farm and described last seeing the missing walker quite low down and at about 6.00 p.m. Given the short distance between their vehicle and the point he’d last been seen the Team Leader did have concerns for his safety. 2 SARDA (Lakes) search dogs and handlers were immediately involved and more team members followed up the search as quickly as possible. The missing walker was located fit and well and not far from Taw House Farm. He was assisted back to their vehicle and the Base was closed at about 1:00 hrs 15 team members involved.

Incident Type
Location Eskdale
Other Agencies

Incident started at 21:28. There were 01:00 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21097 01789 (133m).

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