OPP search for two teenage girls last seen with camping group at Algonquin Park

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ALGONQUIN PARK, Ont. — Police say a search is underway for two teenage girls who were last seen on a camping trip in Algonquin Provincial Park on Thursday.

Ontario Provincial Police say officers and volunteers are searching the western area of the provincial park for the two 16-year-old girls.

Police say the two campers were reported missing around 10 p.m. on Friday, but they were last seen on Thursday on the Western Uplands Trail between Rainbow Lake and Susan Lake.

They say the girls, who are both from Kitchener, Ont., were part of a camping group, and the pair had a tent but limited camping supplies.

Police say the air and ground search began on Saturday.

One of the girls is described as five-feet tall with a thin build and long auburn hair.

The other girl is described as six-feet tall with an average build, shoulder-length dirty blonde hair and glasses.

The Canadian Press