Hiker miss­ing near Mt Stir­ling

Mansfield Courier - - News -

AT the time of go­ing to print, po­lice are still search­ing for miss­ing hiker Niels Becker.

The 39-year-old left Up­per Jamieson Hut on Oc­to­ber 24, in­tend­ing to walk to the Ma­cal­is­ter Springs area.

He called fam­ily from the Valejo Gan­ther Hut, say­ing he in­tended to head to Mount Stir­ling.

He was due back at his ve­hi­cle on Oc­to­ber 29, how­ever, had not done so and was re­ported miss­ing.

Po­lice, SES and DELWP of­fi­cers have set up a search head­quar­ters at the Mer­ri­jig Pub­lic Hall.

Niels is de­scribed as 183cm tall, thin build, pale com­plex­ion and mousey brown hair.

Po­lice would like to speak to any­one with in­for­ma­tion.

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