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Search efforts continue for missing hiker in the Town of Forestport

By WKTV News

TOWN OF FORESTPORT, N.Y. (WKTV)-New York State Police in Remsen urge the public to help with a missing person investigation in Herkimer County.

Authorities say 84-year-old Donald Combs, of Sauquoit has been missing since Thursday, July 10. Combs went hiking near the Black River Wild Forest Trailhead off Bear Creek Road, in the Town of Forestport.

Police say Combs left a note with his family explaining he would be home on Friday or Saturday, but he still hasn't returned.

Both State Police and the New York State Forest Rangers searched the trail but were only able to find the man's car.

Authorities will continue to search for Combs Monday morning.

Anyone who has seen Donald Combs, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to contact State Police in Oneida by calling 315-366-6000.

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