Officers rescue father, 3 sons lost in Manorville woods

The family, including a 41-year-old man and his 13, 10 and 8-year-old sons, left their vehicle at the entrance of Manorville Hills County Park, located on County Road 11 and took bicycles onto the trail.

News 12 Staff

May 23, 2022, 9:18 AM

Updated 700 days ago

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Police say officers located a family of four that was lost in a wooded area in Manorville on Sunday night.  
The family, including a 41-year-old man and his 13, 10 and 8-year-old sons, left their vehicle at the entrance of Manorville Hills County Park, located on County Road 11 and took bicycles onto the trail.  
According to police, just before 8 p.m., the family attempted to return to their vehicle using a GPS locator on a cellphone but could not get a connection.  
At 9:16 p.m., officers responded after receiving a 911 call from the father stating he was lost, just before the man’s cellphone battery died.  
Officers conducted a coordinated search of the park with the assistance of the Suffolk County Police Aviation Section and Suffolk County Park Police.  
Seventh Precinct Officers Brian Koch and Marisa Bruno, who were searching the trails, located the family at 10:18 p.m. 
The West Babylon family was not injured and was transported back to their vehicle.  
Seventh Precinct Officers Brian Koch and Marisa Bruno


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