Police rescue hikers from canyon trail

Updated: 12/19/2013 4:24 PM | Created: 12/19/2013 3:44 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

Albuquerque police were called out to the South Embudo Canyon trailhead Thursday afternoon to assist several hikers out of heavy terrain.

One of the hikers, a 22-year-old man, reportedly fell and injured his back. APD Open Space Search and Rescue Officers were dispatched to transport the man to a local hospital. The man is reported to be in stable condition.

The identities of the hikers are not presently known.

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