Missing Escondido hiker found, says she wasn't lost

ESCONDIDO - A hiker who was reported missing by her boyfriend Wednesday told police she wasn't lost.

Silene Morales—who became separated from her boyfriend during a hike near Daley Ranch in Escondido—was reported missing at 4:56 p.m. Wednesday. However, she told police she wasn't lost when she was found uninjured around 12:08 a.m. near Ash Street and Valley Parkway.

At least 16 search and rescue volunteers with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and two police dogs searched for Morales.


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