Camper missing on Maui. The search continues as the dog has been found


Joseph Wyatt was reported missing on Saturday February 5 after failing to return from a camping trip.

Maui Police Department

A man disappeared on a camping tripand only his dog and car were found, Hawaii officials said.

Joseph Wyatt, 37, of Maui was planning a short camping trip with his dog for Thursday, Feb. 3, the Maui Police Department said.

Wyatt’s girlfriend reported him missing after he didn’t return for two days, police said. The police began looking for Wyatt.

Officers found Wyatt’s car unattended Nakalele pointa dangerous blowhole with crashing waves in Maui.

A day later, Wyatt’s dog was found in the area, police said. The dog was in good health.

That’s what friends told KHON 2 Wyatt always has been with his dog Mana, They found it worrying that the dog was found alone.

“The fact that Mana wasn’t hanging out with Joey, that’s the part that scared me because Mana wouldn’t have left him,” Scott Wilson, Wyatt’s best friend, told KHON 2.

are family members plan to look for Wyatt in Maui because police will end the search after 72 hours, Hawaii News Now reported.

Police said Wyatt was a 5ft 8in tall, 165lb man with blonde hair and blue eyes.

“He was last seen wearing tan shorts, a blue shirt and brown Olukai slippers,” police said. “If you know the whereabouts of Mr. Wyatt, please contact the Maui Police Department.”

Maddie Capron is a McClatchy Real-Time News reporter who focuses on nature and wildlife in the western United States. She graduated from Ohio University and previously worked at CNN, the Idaho Statesman and Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism.

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