DANVERS (CBS) – Navigating through a maze can be a tricky thing. Some folks in Danvers found that out Monday evening.
Police say they received a cell phone call around 7 p.m. from a family that had gotten lost in the corn maze at Connors Farm.READ MORE: 86-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed By Car On Malden Sidewalk
Closing time for the corn maze was 6 p.m. and the callers had a young child with them.
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The callers, who could not find their way out, and found themselves lost at dark, got in touch with police and asked for help.READ MORE: Offshore Wind Project Off Martha's Vineyard Nears Approval
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“We thought this would be fun. Instead, it’s a nightmare,” the caller told the 911 dispatcher.
Police officers sent out a K-9 unit to help track down the family. The dispatcher asked the male caller several times to yell out “Hello, K-9” until crews were able to track them down.
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The ‘missing’ parties, who, according to the 911 call paid about $15 to walk the maze, were escorted to safety.