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DNR: 7-year-old hiker, mother's boyfriend found after night missing in Bald Rock

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Alexis Aubrey Barbour. (Source: GCSO) Alexis Aubrey Barbour. (Source: GCSO)
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Alexis Aubrey Barbour. (Source: GCSO) Alexis Aubrey Barbour. (Source: GCSO)
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CLEVELAND, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies say two missing hikers in Greenville County were located Sunday morning after a night at Bald Rock.

According to officials with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office, a 7-year-old girl and her mother's boyfriend went missing Saturday around 8 p.m. after hiking at Bald Rock in the Cleveland area.

Dispatchers said the child and her mother's boyfriend wanted to go to the bottom of Bald Rock, but the mother didn't want to go along. The mom says the pair never returned.

A helicopter, Greenville County Sheriff's Office, River Falls Fire Department and SC DNR assisted with the investigation. K9 units were also dispatch to assist.

Deputies identified the 7-year-old as Alexis Aubrey Barbour and her mother's boyfriend as 37-year-old James Bridge.

As of 7:30 a.m. Sunday, investigators had started the search again.

They ask all residents to stay clear of Bald Rock until further advised.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m., officials with DNR said both hikers had been found and are ok. There were no injuries, but the hikers were a little dehydrated, they said.

The hikers were found between Caesar Head ans Bald Rock.

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