Missing hiker near Mariner's Ridge found alive

HAWAII KAI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Update at 7:45 a.m.:
A Honolulu Fire Department spokesperson has confirmed to Hawaii News Now that Sean Lesley, who went missing on Monday while hiking in the Mariner's Ridge area on Monday, has been found alive.

Lesley was escorted from the trail at abour 7:35 a.m.

Officials say he was weak and tired, but otherwise in good health and spirits and did not appear to be seriously injured.

Update at 6:28 a.m.:
Emergency rescue personnel from are expected to continue their search for 29-year-old Sean Lesley on Tuesday morning.

Lesley reportedly last contacted his family on Monday morning, telling them he was going hiking. Canine units have searched the trail, and air units have been called in to aid the search.

Anyone with information about Lesley's whereabouts is asked to call CrimeStoppers.

Original Story:
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in locating Sean Lesley who last contacted family Monday at about 5 a.m. saying he was going hiking along Mariner's Ridge.

Honolulu police, fire crews, and Air 1 are searching the Mariner's Ridge area for the 29-year-old.

Police say Lesley is of Caucasian and Japanese decent, stands at 5'7" and weighs about 140 pounds.  He has brown hair and brow eyes.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone.

Free cellular calls are provided by AT&T, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Hawaii, Mobi PCS, and Hawaiian Tel. The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Text "CS808" plus your message to 274637or CRIMES.

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