Search Underway for Missing Hiker in Kent

State police, as well as Environmental Conservation Police, are searching for a hiker in Kent who has been missing since Wednesday night. 

Campers at a site on the Appalachian Trail in Kent saw a woman put down her backpack and walk away last night and she had not returned as of daylight, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. 

Environmental Conservation Police, State Police and both K9 units are searching for the woman, according to DEEP.

State police are taking the lead in the investigation.

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