UPDATED: Briarcliff Manor Teen Reported Lost in Saratoga County

The man was allegedly at a party on Saturday night before going missing.

6:40 p.m. — The Saratoga Springs Police Department reports suspending the search for Alexander Grant "due to the darkness." Between 40 and 50 personnel participated in the search today, according to a statement from the department, including tracker dogs and a New York State Police helicopter.

The search will resume Tuesday morning.


The search continues for Alexander Grant, a resident of Briarcliff Manor, who was reported missing at 5 p.m. on Sunday in Saratoga Springs, NY.

According to a statement from the Saratoga Springs Police Department, Grant was at a house party with friends at a private residence on Saturday night. Friends say he was in the area on a social visit. He was last seen there at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Surveillance footage from a medical office building in Saratoga Springs shows Grant breaking in wearing a pair of shorts, long-sleeve shirt and one sock.

The video also shows Grant was injured and bleeding. He left the office around 2:15 a.m., per the surveillance footage.

When the search for grant began on Sunday, police located his pants, one sock and identification by nearby railroad tracks.

The search for Grant was halted yesterday due to inclement weather, but has picked up again on Monday. Personnel from city police and fire departments, as well as the New York State Forest Rangers and Maple Avenue Fire Department are involved in the search, which is concentrated in the wooded areas along the railroad tracks where Grant's clothing was found.

The police statement says the area is "heavily wooded with deep ravines, a creek and several wet areas with snowdrifts from places several feet deep."

Anyone who has seen or heard from Grant since 2:15 a.m. on Sunday is asked to contact the Saratoga Springs Police Department at (518) 584-1800.


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