Police and public continue to search for missing West Yorkshire hiker and his dog

Kyle and Bane were meant to return home to West Yorkshire on Tuesday.

Police and a team of volunteers are continuing their search to find missing hiker Kyle Sambrook, who is missing in the Glencoe area of Scotland.

Kyle, from West Yorkshire, set out with his dog on Saturday 18 February, but hasn’t been seen in the area since around noon on Sunday.

The 33-year-old was supposed to return to his home on Tuesday. He hasn’t been in touch with his family or friends since.

It’s believed that Kyle is carrying a tent and other hiking equipment and had planned to climb Buchaille Etive Mor, before wild camping with his dog, a beagle called Bane.

His car, a black Peugeot 208, was located in the Three Sister’s car park in Glencoe.

Police, along with a team of volunteers from Glencoe Mountain Rescue have been searching the hills for Kyle but so far have been unable to find him.

Kyle is described as white, 5ft 8ins, of medium build, with ash blond hair short hair, ginger/blond stubble, blue eyes and a West Yorkshire accent.

Volunteers from Glencoe Mountain Rescue searching for missing Kyle Sambrook. Credit: Facebook, Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team

He was believed to be wearing khaki and black Merrel hiking boots, khaiki and black Revolution Wraith outdoor trousers, a dark and light blue hooded Peter Storm waterproof jacket, and a grey North Face beanie hat.

He was carrying a grey and yellow Merrel backpack.

Sergeant Shaun Knox from Police Scotland said: “Kyle was suitably clothed for walking and we believe he had a tent and other equipment with him.

“He may have changed his original plan to climb Buchaille Etive Mor and it is important that we find him to make sure he is safe and well.

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“We are asking anyone who was out and about on Sunday in the area, and in the days since, if they recall seeing Kyle and his dog, both are quite distinctive.

“We would like to thank everyone who has responded to our appeal as every piece of information, no matter how small, could be vital in helping us to find him. Please get in touch with any information that you might have.”

Anyone who can help should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 1644 of Wednesday, 22 February, 2023.

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