Hunter, 71, missing east of Roseburg

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ROSEBURG, Ore. - A search is on for a missing 71-year-old hunter last seen in the Twin Lakes area in the Umpqua drainage, about 56 miles east of Roseburg.

Steve Litsey of Roseburg was reported missing by his hunting partner on Sunday. His friend told the Douglas County Sheriff's Office that he and Litsey walked into the Twin Lakes area on Saturday and then separated at about 7:30 a.m., agreeing to meet back there later in the day. Litsey never showed up.

Search and rescue crews have been activated and are conducting searches in the area.

Litsey is described as a white male, 5'7", 155 lbs, white hair and glasses and is reportedly wearing camouflage clothing.

Anyone who has information or believes they have seen this subject should call the Sheriff's Office at 541-440-4471.