Hiker stranded on steep hillside in Griffith Park rescued

A hiker was rescued Monday afternoon in Griffith Park after being stranded in steep terrain near Bee Rock.

The incident was reported at about 3 p.m.

Firefighters used ropes and a harness to get him to the top of a cliff, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The male hiker did not appear to be seriously injured. Further details were not immediately available.

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