Reporting lost persons

For all persons lost or missing, the police or other authorities will require the following information:

  • full name, address and age
  • when last seen, where (map name and exact reference) and by whom
  • name, address and telephone number of next of kin
  • physical and mental condition
  • outdoors skills
  • knowledge of the area
  • clothing worn
  • equipment and food carried.

The police will also require brief personal details of the person making the report and information about the trip.