Updated: Search and rescue teams located a man in the Chaney Trail area Sunday night who had last been seen on Thursday, according to Sheriff's Lt. Marjory Jacobs of .
Akiva Estersohn, 48, was found stuck in a gully not far from the trail head, injured, but not in serious condition, according to Jacobs. Search and rescue teams were helping him walk out on Sunday night, Jacobs said.
Estersohn was reported missing in Los Angeles. His family, knowing he was an avid hiker, asked police to search all the trail heads in the foothill areas to see if he might have gone hiking. His vehicle was found in the Chaney Trail area on Sunday.
The search began around 5:15 p.m. Sunday and was concluded by 10 p.m. Estersohn had a head injury, some abrasions on his legs, and is "tired and disoriented," but not seriously injured, according to Jacobs.
He fell about 12 feet and hit his head and was unable to climb back out of the gully.
Members from the Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team found Estersohn, according to Jacobs.
Volunteers from the Hatzolah of Los Angeles Emergency Rescue Team and Chaverim of Los Angeles assisted in the search as well.
Original: Sheriff's search and rescue teams from Altadena, Montrose and Sierra Madre are searching the Chaney Trail area in Altadena for a 48-year-old man who was last seen Thursday somewhere in LAPD's Wilshire Community Division, according to sheriff's officials.
Authorities found Akiva Estersohn's gold, 2001 Honda Accord at the Chaney Trail campground parking lot, north of West Alta Loma Drive in Altadena, Sheriff's Lt. Marjory Jacobs of told Patch.
Estersohn is described as 48 years old, about 6 feet tall, blond with thinning hair and the beginning of a beard.
The search began about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Jacobs said. About 20 people from the Altadena, Montrose and Sierra Madre search and rescue teams are looking for Estersohn.
Sheriff's Air 5 is also circling the canyon in the search for Estersohn.
Anyone with information is urged to call LAPD's Wilshire Station at (213) 473-0476; or Rabbi C. Fasman at (323) 931-9431 or mobile at (323) 470-2407.
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