Bet She'an: Police searching for missing US tourist

May 27, 2012 19:00

Police on Sunday were preoccupied with a three-day intensive search for missing American tourist Herman Kahn, 80, who disappeared on Friday in Bet She'an.

Dozens of police from the Bet She'an police station, backed by a helicopter, officers on horseback, Border Police, and 30 IDF soldiers scoured the area of Bet She'an over the weekend and Shavuot holiday, searching for Kahn.

On Friday at noon, Kahn arrived with a group of tourists to an ancient ruins site in the area. Since then, he has vanished without a trace.

Police at first suspected that he may have gotten on the wrong tourist bus.

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