LINDENWOLD - Authorities in Camden County say a 26-year-old mother and her two young children have been found after they went missing Thursday.

Nicole Hitchens of Lindenwold, was last seen 2 p.m. Thursday in this Camden County borough along with her 3-year-old son, Caleb, and her 2-year-old daughter, Ella.

Police in Lindenwold, along with the Camden County Prosecutor's office spearheaded the search for the mom and her children, asking for the public's assistance.

According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Hitchens "contacted and met with her boyfriend in Philadelphia on Saturday."

No additional information regarding the family's disappearance has been provided, but authorities say Hitchens and her children appear to be safe.

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