Sunday, 11 December 2016
Manor Heath Park, Halifax
At 20:51, Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team was called to assist West Yorkshire Police with the ongoing search for a vulnerable female who had been reported missing from Calderdale Royal Hospital. Earlier in the evening the police helicopter (NPAS Carr Gate) had searched and cleared all open areas.
24 Team members with Search dog ‘Pepper’ were available to respond immediately and once on-scene were tasked with clearing a large area of dense undergrowth in the Manor Heath Park area of Halifax.
At 22:06, Search dog ‘Pepper’ with hander Ellie located the missing female alive, but in need of medical assistance. Team doctors were quickly in attendance and the casualty was then transferred to hospital for further care.
In attendance: 24 CVSRT members
Search Dog 'Pepper' (Search And Rescue Dog Association England)
Total Duration: 3hrs 30mins