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6-Year-Old Twins Found Safe After Being Missing for Almost Month

Frederick County Sheriff's Office squad car
Frederick County Sheriff's Office

Six-year-old twins who were missing from Frederick, Maryland, for nearly a month were found and are safe, officials said Tuesday. 

The children had been last seen Aug. 1 or Aug 2 in the 4400 block of Red Rose Court in Middletown, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said Monday. They were first reported missing Monday. 

The sheriff’s office asked for help finding the children and said they were last known to be with a woman. No information on their relationship with the woman was released. 

“The twins have been found and are safe. Thanks for everyone who shared our posts,” the sheriff’s office said in an update at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. 

No additional information was immediately released. 

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