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Mazed and confused: family gets lost in a corn maze

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 01:23

Oct. 14 - A couple with two young children calls for police after they get lost in a seven-acre corn maze outside of Boston. Sarah Irwin reports.

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Mazed and confused. What was supposed to be a fun-filled day in a corn maze, turned out to be scary experience for one family outside of Boston. A couple with a three-week-old baby and another small child had to call the police after getting lost in the seven acre maze in Danvers, Massachusetts. (SOUNDBITE) (English) AUDIO RECORDING OF EMERGENCY CALL, SAYING: "Hi. I just called. I'm still stuck at Connor's Farm. I don't see anybody, I'm really scared, It's really dark and we have a three-week-old baby with us." Danvers Police Sergeant Bob Bettencourt (SOUNDBITE) (English) SGT. BOB BETTENCOURT, DANVERS POLICE DEPARTMENT, SAYING: "We dispatched an officer, it happened to be our K-9 officer, Justin Ellinton, and his canine Falco went up there and they actually were yelling to the people." (SOUNDBITE) (English) AUDIO RECORDING OF EMERGENCY CALL, SAYING: DISPATCHER: "Can you hear him barking?" CALLER: "I don't hear anything yet." DISPATCHER: "OK. Go ahead and scream out." CALLER: "Hello!" DISPATCHER: "Say 'Hello canine!'" CALLER: "Hello canine!" Visitors at the maze had little sympathy for the couple that was found 25 feet from the exit after 5 minutes of searching. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED CORN MAZE VISITOR, SAYING: "I think it's funny. I really think it is. I mean, but who else really to call to come and rescue you?" (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED CORN MAZE VISITOR, SAYING: "It's kinda crazy that somebody would get lost, but it's a maze, that's the whole concept. You're supposed to get lost and then have fun and then find your way out again." Sarah Irwin, Reuters.

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Mazed and confused: family gets lost in a corn maze

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 01:23