Missing Sunol hiker and dog found

Missing hiker Alex Stecher, with his dog, who is also missing. The pair disappeared Saturday along the trail between Sunol Park and Del Valle Regional Park.

A missing hiker and his dog were found, East Bay Regional Park police said Monday. 

Authorities said they found Alex Stetcher near the San Antonio Reservoir about three miles east to southeast of Sunol.

Stecher and his bull terrier cattle dog mix had been missing since Friday. 

Both had been hiking the Ohlone wilderness trail from Sunol Park to Del Valle Regional Park.

Stecher was supposed to arrive at Del Valle at 5 p.m. Saturday. 

Personnel from the Alameda County Fire Department and Alameda County Sheriff’s Office assisted East Bay Regional Park police, fire crews and search-and-rescue teams with the search on Sunday night. Cal Fire and the California Highway Patrol also sent members to assist.