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CBP rescues two hikers from Molino Canyon

CBP rescues two hikers from Molino Canyon

CREATED Aug. 28, 2012

Web Producer: Rikki Mitchell

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Crews located two missing hikers Monday in a remote area of Molino Canyon, and used a Customs and Border Protection helicopter to rescue them, according to officials with CBP.

The two men, ages 77 and  43, were hiking in northern Sabino Canyon near the Palisades hiking trail.

Initial contact with the hikers revealed both were coherent and they were flown to another location where the Pima County Sheriff's Department took over.