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Missing hiker located in woods north of Peterborough: OPP

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A hiker reported missing in woods south of Burleigh Falls on Wednesday evening was located by OPP around midnight. – Apr 1, 2021

A hiker who was reported missing north of Peterborough was found late Wednesday night.

Emergency crews around 8:15 p.m. received a call about a missing hiker in the woods south of Burleigh Falls, about 30 kilometres north of Peterborough.

The search involved Peterborough County OPP, members of its emergency response team as well as an OPP helicopter.

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Around midnight, the man was brought out of the woods by ERT members near Juniper Point Road in Selwyn Township and was assessed by paramedics. He was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre as a precaution.

OPP said Thursday morning the man is the same individual who was reported lost in woods earlier this year in the area.

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No other details were provided on the incident.

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