NEWPORT, N.C. -- A Carteret County couple that went missing on Sunday has been found safe.

According to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office, Casey Burroughs and Briana Wallace, both 21, went missing on Nov. 12.

A search, including air support, was initiated around the Croatan National Forest at the end of Sand Hills Drive, near Nine Mile Road in Newport after the couple's vehicle was located in the vicinity. 

Both Burroughs and Wallace were taken to the hospital for treatment for exposure to the elements. 

It is unclear how the pair went missing.