At approximately 10:30 p.m. on November 1, 2018 Bay St. George RCMP received a report of a missing 16-year-old male resident of Port au Port East. The teen was last seen at 3:30 p.m that afternoon and was believed to have gone for a hike on the mountainous terrain near his residence.

RCMP members, Police Dog Services and Stephenville Search and Rescue conducted an extensive search in the area.  The teen was located at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning with a minor injury and was sent to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital for medical treatment.

The RCMP would like to remind the public that as the weather conditions become colder to dress for the weather, keeping in mind that temperatures can change quickly. Ensure your whereabouts are known by family and/or friends and when you expect to return.