A missing K-9 named Rocco has been located, according to the Dade County Sheriff's Office in Georgia.
Photo: Dade County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Dade County Sheriff's Office

Volunteers help find Georgia sheriff's missing K-9

Rocco is being evaluated at an animal hospital for non life-threatening injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office

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He was found by a citizen volunteer who helped search early Thursday morning.

“Sheriff Cross wants to thank all Public Safety Agencies who assisted in the search, as well as every citizen who gave their personal time to look, share our post, and offer thoughts and prayers,” the department said on behalf of Sheriff Ray Cross.

According to the Sheriff’s ffice, a door on one of the K-9 units malfunctioned Wednesday night and Rocco jumped out of the car on the way to a wreck on an interstate.

“The sheriff has personally witnessed and looked in to the malfunction of the K9 door on the new patrol unit, and he assures everyone it will be addressed,” the office said.

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