Rescued Hiker May Face Charges

Rescued Hiker May Face Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The hiker that was rescued after being stranded in the Fort Davis Mountains could be in trouble with the law.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, the hiker may face trespassing charges.

This comes after allegations were made that she and other hikers were on private property.

The woman had to be rescued on Monday and is currently being treated at a local hospital for a broken ankle.

Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Game Warden say they are not able to make a statement about the incident at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.