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Santa Barbara teen reported missing in Yosemite National Park

Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, 18, was last seen Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in Santa Barbara, and his vehicle was found that night at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.
Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, 18, was last seen Wednesday, November 22, 2017, in Santa Barbara, and his vehicle was found that night at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.

An 18-year-old Santa Barbara man has been reported missing in Yosemite National Park, and authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Gerardo Cruz Hernandez was last seen Wednesday morning in Santa Barbara, and his vehicle was found that night at Glacier Point in the park, according to the National Park Service.

Hernandez was described as Hispanic, 5-foot-7, 120 pounds, with a tattoo in his right wrist. He was last seen wearing Nike Air Force 1 sneakers.

Park officials are asking that anyone who was in the area of Glacier Point on Wednesday, or who may have information about his whereabouts, contact them at 209-379-1992.

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