British actor Julian Sands identified as missing hiker

British actor Julian Sands, known for his work in shows like "24" and movies like 

According to Gloria Huerta, a department spokesperson, Sands was reported missing at 7:30 p.m. on January 13

according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, since last Friday.

According to cell phone pings dated January 15, authorities think Sands vanished close to Mount Baldy.

The absence of mobile coverage and likely cell phone power failure prevented further phone pings from the cell carrier

according to a statement issued on Thursday by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

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