**** HRP Media Release
Halifax Regional Police, HRM Fire & Emergency Locate Missing Hikers – Halifax
At 12:10 a.m., Halifax Regional Police received a call that two adult females (53 and 58) went hiking on the Long Lake Trails in Halifax, and have not returned.
Due to the size of the area and unknown location of the missing hikers, HRM Fire & Emergency responded with a drone/UAV.
At 2:55 a.m., both hikers were located utilizing the Drones night vision equipment, approximately 750 meters from St. Margaret’s Bay Rd/Albert Walker Rd Halifax.
A Police Service Dog and officers with night vision equipment were directed the hikers location. Officers escorted both hikers out of the woods at 4:00 a.m.
Neither hiker was injured and checked by Paramedics as a precaution.