Incident #982

At 20:51, CVSRT were 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' (SARDA England)

West Yorkshire Police

NPAS Carr Gate

Total Duration: 3hrs 30mins

Additional Info

  • Date: Sunday, 11 December 2016
  • Location: Manor Heath Park, Halifax
  • Grid Reference: SE088234
  • Latitude: 53.707799
  • Longitude: -1.8669033
  • Man Hours: 79.2
  • Members In Attendance: 24

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