Intensive search group finds lacking 74-year-old Leopold Hungsberg.

A 74-year-old man has been winched to security after spending the evening in bushland in Canberra’s south.

Leopold Hungsberg, who went lacking yesterday (December 14), was present in dense bushland close to Kambah Swimming pools this morning following an in a single day search.

A paramedic was winched down from the TOLL Rescue helicopter to rescue Leo from the bushland.

Based on police he’s “protected and properly” however has been taken to Canberra Hospital for remark.

Inspector Rod Anderson mentioned he’s happy the rescue mission was a hit.

“Collectively along with his household, we’re actually please the lacking individual has been situated protected and properly,” Inspector Anderson mentioned.

“This nice consequence demonstrates the very efficient working relations our emergency companies take pleasure in within the ACT and we thank the ACT SES volunteers for his or her tireless efforts, in addition to the Canberra group who supplied details about Leo.”

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Ian Meikle, editor