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Rescuers look for person reported missing in Big Pines

June 6, 2012 | 10:38 pm

Rescuers were seraching this general area after a report of a possible missing person.
Rescue crews were searching a hiking trail near Big Pines on Wednesday night after receiving a report that a person could be missing in the area.

Search and rescue crews were on the ground and a helicopter was scouring the area with night-vision equipment, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

A fire captain at the scene told KCAL-TV Channel 9 that a hiker said he heard a a crying sound, possibly a baby, about 100 yards off a hiking trail. 

No other details were immediately available.


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Map shows general area where rescuers were searching for possible missing person. Credit: Google Maps