A 47-year-old Belmont woman was found safe after being lost in the 260-acre Water Dog Lake Park in Belmont Monday morning with assistance from the police department’s K-9 unit.
At approximately 11 a.m., Belmont police were called to an address on Elder Drive on a report of a missing woman who was despondent. Belmont police Officer Dan Friedman and his K-9 partner Kilo were called to the scene at about 11:30 a.m. and used an article of her clothing to track the woman from the trailhead near Elder Drive along several hiking trails. She was found lying in some underbrush several hundred yards from the residence. She did not appear to be uninjured but was taken to the hospital for evaluation, according to police.