Northern California

Stockton Families Relieved as 3 Hikers Found Safe After Going Missing

Police in Northern California say three young men who had gone missing after going on a hiking trip have been found safe.

The Stockton Police Department says 20-year-old Tyler Betteridge, 22-year-old Robert Garcia and 23-year-old David Betteridge were located safe in the Big Sur area.

The three left early Saturday from Stockton and didn't return home that night as planned. Police spotted their car in the Big Sur area and opened an investigation.

Authorities didn't say were they three men were found or given any other details.

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