Lost Hikers Rescued in Exeter

A mother and her two sons became lost in the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest.

Police rescued a woman and her two sons Monday night after they became lost hiking in the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest.

The trio started hiking at about 2:30 p.m., according to New Hampshire State Police. Sunset was at about 4:20 p.m.

The family was found by State Police Troopers Gary Ingham and Matthew Locke at about 8:20 p.m. Ingham's K-9 dog Grunt helped locate the family, who were uninjured.

The two boys were 11 years old and 4 years old, respectively. Police did not release their names.

The Henderson-Swasey Town Forest is located on Newfields Road next to the Public Works Department.

Police from Exeter and Newfields teamed up with State Police to conduct the search.

Geyser1 November 13, 2012 at 02:47 PM
That God For Grunt and the State Police !!
Anonymous November 13, 2012 at 08:39 PM
kinda sad you can get lost these days in a half sq mile of woods boxed in by stuff on all sides...


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