UPDATE: Rescue Crews Find 16-Year-Old Hiker


Anthony Mancuso was found by rescuers Monday night. He was able to walk out of the area with rescuers, according to  the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office.

Below is our original reporting before Mancuso was found.



Search and rescue crews are looking for a 16-year-old hiker near Mount St. Helen’s Spirit Lake trail.

News outlets report the boy had been hiking with his family early Sunday and vanished after leaving the trail to use a restroom.

Authorities say he had no phone or supplies with him at the time.

He was wearing a navy blue shirt, black shorts and black shoes.

Anyone who thinks they have seen the boy is asked to call 911.

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