Search for missing man, Mount Richmond Forest Park

Police are seeking the public’s help to locate Nelson man Philip Young.

Philip Young, 65, was walking with others near the Devil’s Creek Hut area on the Wakamarina Track (Mount Richmond Forest Park) yesterday afternoon.

He has not been seen since he walked ahead of the group he was with.

Search teams, including a helicopter, looked for Mr Young overnight without success.

Teams were back in the area today and a helicopter was expected to be used again for the search.

Please get in touch with Police if you have any information about his whereabouts on 03 972 2150.