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Spanish police intensify search for missing hiker

Gordon Simm
Image caption Gordon Simm is described as an experienced walker

Spanish Police have intensified their search for a North Yorkshire hiker who went missing in the hills in Malaga last weekend.

Gordon Simm was reported missing by his wife after failing to return from a walk in the Rio Chillar gorge, near Nerja, on the Spanish coast.

Dog rescue teams have now been deployed and photos of Mr Simm have been circulated throughout the area.

The 63-year-old, from Kirkbymoorside, is described as an experienced walker.

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