On Tuesday, July 28, an 83-year-old man did not return from looking for mushrooms in St. Peter ob Judenburg. Search continued on Wednesday.

8:52 a.m., July 29, 2020

Police helicopter is also in use © Elisabeth Peutz

A large search is currently underway in St. Peter ob Judenburg. A 83 year old man didn’t come home from mushroom hunting on July 28th. In the morning he informed his daughter that he was traveling in the St. Peter ob Judenburg area to look for mushrooms.

After he did not return, his daughter filed a notice of absence in the evening. The available police patrols including the Alpine police and members of the surrounding fire departments started one Search in the area of ​​Möschitzgrabenwhere the man likes to go. At around 2.45 a.m., the search had to be terminated unsuccessfully; today it continues.

This is how the man is described: “The 83-year-old has a prosthetic leg and is with one blue checked shirt, gray sweatpants and mountain shoes clothed. He leads you gray backpack with himself. “His car, a red Peugeot 108 with Murtaler registrationhas now been found in the Möschitzgraben.

+++ UPDATE: The missing person was found alive on Wednesday evening (July 29) (Here you can read more about it) +++