facebook
twitter
search
search

Search for 2 teen hikers enters third day

April 3, 2013 at 8:37 AM

TRABUCO CANYON, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- The search for two teen hikers missing in Trabuco Canyon in California entered its third day Wednesday, authorities said.

KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, said that Nicholas Cendoya, 19, and Kyndall Jack, 18, contacted authorities Sunday at 8:30 p.m. asking for help. The pair told police they believed they were one mile away from their car, but couldn't find their way back.

Police located the car but have not found any sign of the hikers, and the teens' cell phone battery died before authorities were able to get an accurate GPS location.

The search has been concentrated near Holy Jim Canyon after a tracking dog picked up a scent there.

Authorities said they believe the teens are still alive.

Hundreds of friends and family joined in the search Tuesday, KTLA-TV said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korean diplomats sending their children to mental hospitals
Catholic Church in Norway ordered to pay $5.1 million for fraud
Report: North Korea executed over 1,300 people
Shark bite confirmed off North Carolina shore
Ex-Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening seeks forgiveness from God