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SILVER ALERT: Search underway at East Rock Mountain for a 37-year-old disturbed man

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NEW HAVEN —  A search is underway at East Rock Mountain for a 37-year-old man who police said is emotionally disturbed.

New Haven police said they are looking for Emanuel “Manny” Ramos who went missing at East Rock Mountain while hiking around with his parents where he ran away on his own.

Police said they were still out there looking, but were pulled out of the wooded areas because it was too dark and dangerous.

Police Wednesday night said they have an infrared detector with the help of the Westchester, New York Police Department’s helicopter that helps with identifying heat signatures, but they came up empty. Police said he’s been spotted by witnesses in the area multiple times Wedesnday night.

Manny is described as

Age: 37
Race: White
Hair: Bald
Eyes: Unknown
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 260

Last seen wearing a gray hoodie and camouflage black pants.

Cold temperatures adding to the concern during the overnight hours

The search is expected to continue when the sun comes up.

Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.