At approximately 7:55 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a lost hiker in the area of Williams Lake in Halifax. The 21 year old woman had been hiking in the area and became lost as darkness fell. She was able to call 911 on her cell phone. HRP patrol units assisted by a K9 unit attended the area and were able to obtain her general location using cell phone coordinates. Officers entered the woods and the woman was located by HRP K9, she was cold but uninjured and was lead out at approximately 10:20 pm.
Source: Media Release