Lost Girl’s Glowing Necklace Helps Rescue


WOODSIDE, Calif., Oct. 3 (UPI) — Rescuers in California said a 5-year-old girl’s glow stick necklace and flashlight helped them locate her when she became lost in the woods.

Huddart Park rangers, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department and the California Highway Patrol said the child wandered off Saturday while camping with her family on Kings Mountain near Woodside and authorities were called in about 8 p.m., KNTV, San Jose, Calif., reported Monday.

Authorities said a CHP helicopter spotted the girl’s glow stick necklace and flashlight around 11:30 p.m. and directed the search party, which included about 75 people, to her location.

The rescuers said the girl was cold and frightened but uninjured.

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