Missing juvenile hiker found

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By Associated Press

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A teenager who was lost while out hiking near Los Alamos has been located.

Los Alamos County spokeswoman Julie Habiger said rescue crews helped the 15-year-old girl out of White Rock Canyon, just a few hours after she had been reported missing.

Habiger says the girl suffered a minor injury.

She says the teen was found on the Red Dot Trail through a rescue effort coordinated by the Los Alamos police and fire departments.

Habiger says the 1-mile trail descends at a steep rate into the canyon and is known for loose rocks.

Officials say only children who are experience hikers should go on that trail.

The girl's identity has not been released.