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Rescue crews call off search for man on Cowles Mountain

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Fire rescue crews have called off the search for a man who called for help on Cowles Mountain.

Police and fire crews searched the trials after a 9-1-1 call came in before 6:30 a.m. Friday from a man who said he was hurt.

Rescuers also launched a helicopter, but after a thorough search, the man was listed as "UTL", unable to locate.

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO THE PREVIOUS STORY BELOW.

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Rescue crews are searching for a person who made a call to 9-1-1 from Cowles Mountain reporting an injury Friday. 

Crews scoured the trails on the Santee side of the mountain, after getting word an injured man needed assistance.   

A resident on Boulder Lake reportedly heard someone calling for help.

There is no word yet if the call was a hoax.

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