Florence Man Reported Missing At Red River Gorge

The man is said to have a history of mental illness and may be armed.

Leslie 'Les' Reynolds. Photo courtesy the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team. 

(Florence, Ky.) - The search is on for a northern Kentucky man missing from a Red River Gorge campsite.

The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team says Leslie ‘Les’ Reynolds was reported missing around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. A message was received by his mother stating that he was lost and trying to find his vehicle.

Crews are currently searching the area along Bison Way, Indian Stair Steps and Frogs Head.

Reynolds is said to have a history of mental illness and has likely been off his medication for 48 hours. Officials say Reynolds may also be armed. He is described as 5'7" 215 lbs and has a large circular tattoo on his right shoulder. He has Blue eyes and brown hair.

Anyone in the area that sees Reynolds is asked to notify authorities by calling 911.  


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