Missing hiker located in Manzano Mountains

Posted at: 04/06/2013 10:24 AM
Updated at: 04/06/2013 12:01 PM
By: KOB.com Staff

New Mexico State Police's Search and Rescue team have located a missing hiker in the Manzano Mountains. The man had been missing since Friday evening.

State Police indentified the hiker as 53-year-old David Maclennan, and is from Michigan.

Police said they haven't reached the hiker, and are unsure o fhis condition. Crews are working to get to him.

KOB 4 is told Maclennan called his daughter just before 6 p.m. Friday telling her he was lost. He may be in the area of the Tajique Torreon loop.

The hiker was not prepared for the night in the mountains and it's unknown if he has water on him, police said.

Police said they had crews on the ground and on horseback looking for him. They also have helicopter assistance.