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November 20, 2016

UPDATE - HOLLAND MISSING HUNTER FOUND SAFE

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

HOLLAND MISSING HUNTER FOUND SAFE

 

Case # 16B204387

 

At approximately 1300 hours Sunday November 20th, searchers with Border Patrol located John “Jack” Chapman walking in a very remote area of Norton, Vermont.  Mr. Chapman was brought to North Country Hospital in Newport for medical care by Lyndon Rescue.  There is no other information available at this time.

 

Please do not call VSP Derby dispatch for updates.  A more detailed press release will follow later today as investigation allows.

 

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On November 16th , at approximately 2200 hours, the Vermont State Police Derby barracks was notified of an overdue hunter on South Shore Road in Holland, Vermont.  VSP troopers immediately began attempts to locate John “Jack” Chapman, age 72, from Brattleboro, VT.  The Vermont State Police Search and Rescue, New England K9, Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team, Vermont KSAR, Rescue Inc., Vermont Fish and Wildlife game wardens and US Border Patrol began searching the area of Holland Pond the morning of November 17th.  The search is ongoing at this time.  Efforts to locate Mr. Chapman are expected to continue over the weekend if he is not located today. 

 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Derby State Police barracks at 802-334-8881.

 

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Scott Waterman

Vermont State Police Public Information Officer

802-241-5277

802-279-4554

Scott.Waterman@vermont.gov