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updated: 7/11/2014 8:23 AM

2 girls found after search of NE Indiana cornfield

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WATERLOO, Ind. -- Two 4-year-old girls were found safe after they were missing inside a northeastern Indiana cornfield for more than two hours.

The search for the cousins brought dozens of emergency workers and a helicopter to the field along U.S. 6 near the DeKalb County town of Waterloo on Thursday.

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Trisha Burritt tells WANE-TV that her daughter's grandfather was watching the girls and they were missing after he briefly went into the garage.

Waterloo firefighter Tyler Weldon tells The Star of Auburn crews walked a grid pattern through the 50-acre cornfield until the girls were found.

Burritt says the girls made it to a creek and were hiding because they were scared of the helicopter. The girls were checked out by medics and released to family members.

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