Two young teens were returned unharmed to their families Wednesday after they became lost while riding their bikes in a conservation area in southeastern Franklin County.

Their disappearance prompted a massive search which incdluded county deputies, firefighters from several agencies, the Missouri Highway Patrol and Missouri Conservation Department and St. Louis County Police, which assisted with an air search, according to Sheriff Gary Toelke.

They were found in Washington County about four hours after they were last seen.

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