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Two hikers answer questions from Channel 4 News after being rescued by the Malibu Search and Rescue team from Newton Canyon in Malibu. Photo submitted
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4:09 pm PST March 3, 2014

At approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Malibu Search and Rescue team received a call for two missing hikers in the Newton Canyon area of Malibu. 

The two hikers, an 18-year-old male from West Hills and a 17-year-old female from Chatsworth, together with their small dog, had set out for an afternoon hike at 3 p.m. from the Newton Canyon trail head off of Kanan Road.