Lost hikers rescued by Border Patrol

Published: Jul. 24, 2012 at 9:59 PM MST|Updated: Jul. 31, 2012 at 9:59 PM MST
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Sycamore Canyon (Source: hikearizona.com)
Sycamore Canyon (Source: hikearizona.com)

NEAR NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Border Patrol agents rescued two hikers missing in Sycamore Canyon Monday night.

Agents located the 63-year-old man and 11-year-old child within a short time after being flagged down by a concerned family member.  The hikers were not seriously injured and they quickly returned to their group.

A helicopter crew from the Customs and Border Protection's Office of Air and Marine, Tucson Air Branch, assisted in the rescue.

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