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Hunter reported missing in Mount Hood National Forest

October 31, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hunter has been reported missing southeast of Portland, Oregon, after leaving his group and failing to return.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that searchers are looking for Nicholas Benim near Hideaway Lake in the Mount Hood National Forest.

The hunter left his group Sunday afternoon and was due back a few hours later.

Sgt. Marcus Mendoza says the 34-year-old Molalla man was wearing a bright orange jacket and tan pants. He also had a backpack.

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