Two missing kids located in West Valley

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Two runaways have been found after someone recognized them from a flier, according to the Surprise Police Department.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office had asked for the public's help locating the juveniles Sunday morning.

Authorities said Serenity Escobedo, 14, ran away from her home in Waddell on Thursday and was believed to be with 11-year-old Christian Brown, who had been reported as a runaway from his Surprise home.

On Monday afternoon, Surprise police Sgt. Mike Donovan said Glendale police received a call from someone who had seen a flier about the juveniles and recognized them.

Glendale police responded to the area and located the pair walking near Glendale and 115th avenues.

Police contacted their parents and reuinted them.