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Updated: Missing scout troop found in Four Peaks area

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Posted: Sunday, December 2, 2012 12:00 pm | Updated: 12:16 pm, Sun Dec 2, 2012.

FOUR PEAKS - A scout troop involving Two adults and six children ages 12 to 13 were found to be okay, after they went missing Saturday night in the Four Peaks area.

The Maricopa County Sheriff Office gathered a search and rescue team on Saturday night, after the troop did not return from their camping trip Saturday afternoon.

According to MCSO, they found the troop at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

The troop was about a four hour hike away from the trailhead, according to officials.

MCSO says the troop indicated they were okay, and that they wanted to finish the hike on their own.

At 8:30 a.m. a helicopter spotted them hiking towards the trailhead.

The troop will soon be reunited with family and friends.

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