UPDATED: Missing Truro hikers found safe

Published on May 24, 2014
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MIDDLE MUSQUODOBOIT - A pair of hikers from the Truro area that were reported missing have been found.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Halifax Ground Search and Rescue, along with the RCMP and members from the Department of Natural Resources, located the two men reported missing earlier in the day.   

The hikers were located five miles into the woods near Shea Lake and were in good health.

At approximately 5 p.m., RCMP received a call from a man saying he and a friend were lost in the area. The names of the two men had not been made public, but the hikers were believed to be in their 40s.

The RCMP would like to thank the Halifax Ground Search and Rescue Team who volunteered their time to locate these men.