Linacre Woods

  • Call out for year: 58
  • Date: 20/08/10
  • Time: 10:00 am
  • Grid ref: SK 335 727
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Police) Search vulnerable person(1)
  • Team members involved: 9
  • Time taken: 6 hrs
  • Total man hours: 54 hrs

Incident report

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team called to assist Derbyshire Police in a daytime search for a missing person. The search was a continuation of overnight activity conducted by members of Edale MRT. Police helicopter and search dogs had also been involved.

The missing person, a 42 year old man from Dronfield, was last seen on the morning of the previous day. His locked car was found at Linacre Reservoir, near Cutthorpe, which is surrounded by woodland, dense undergrowth of brambles and bracken, and many footpaths.

Despite good daylight conditions, nothing was found, and Buxton team were stood down at 16:00. The search continues.

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