Lumsdale Woods, Matlock

  • Call out for year: 15
  • Date: 30/08/09
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 314 605
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Police) problem undisclosed(1)
  • Team members involved: 1
  • Time taken: 3.5 hours
  • Total man hours: 3.5 hours

Incident report

Search Dog, Cap, with handler, Malcolm Bowyer, were called late afternoon to respond together with three other Peak District search dogs to assist Derby MRT look for a missing man at Matlock.

The search concentrated on woodland at Lumsdale, north west of Matlock, where it was thought a despondent male may have been hiding.  Despite a three hour search for the 39 year old man, who was thought to have a quantity of  tablets with him, nothing was found and the search was called off at 21.00 hours.

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