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Man missing for over 2 days found safe near Arlee

Posted at 3:34 PM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 18:54:13-05
A man was found uninjured after being reported missing in the Jocko area. (MTN News image)

POLSON – A man who spent over two days in the Mission Valley wilderness was found safe near Arlee on Wednesday.

Lake County Search and Rescue reports that emergency dispatchers were contacted at shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday about a missing person in the Jocko area.

Authorities say that a local resident had gone to cut firewood and had not been seen or heard from since Monday.

The missing person was found at 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday by a family member helping with the search, according to Lake County Search and Rescue.

The person, whose vehicle had become stuck in the snow, did not suffer any injuries as a result of the ordeal.