Call Out Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
Call Out Time: 4:29 pm
Stood Down Time: 6:25 pm
Team / Agency: Keswick MRT
Full dogs / Local Dogs: Local Dog Team
Search Dogs Involved: Beck
Call Out Details:
The Police requested a search of the area above Armboth after two female walkers reported seeing what appeared to be a bivvibag with a body in it, on a craggy outcrop. They were unable to get close enough to ascertain exactly what the object was. As the location was somewhat in doubt, Keswick Team despatched a small group including a search dog to check out the area.
Call Out Conclusion:
The item turned out to be a collapsed tent with a number of items in it, which had probably been abandoned sometime before, It was logged as a "False alarm with good intent."