UPDATE: Missing hiker found in Giles County

POSTED: 05:21 AM EST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 01:52 PM EDT Sep 04, 2013 
GilesCounty
GILES CO., Va. -

A hiker who went missing in Giles County has been found.

The woman had been missing since 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was found Wednesday afternoon off Groundhog Trail.

She did not need medical assistance, according to the Giles County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators had been searching the Stoney Creek area.

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Crews are searching the Jefferson National Forest in Giles County for a missing hiker.

The sheriff's office says a woman has been missing since 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Teams are searching in the Stoney Creek area.

The Appalachian Trail crosses Stoney Creek. And this is all part of the national forest.