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."