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Police dog locates missing senior in wooded area

A senior who was reported missing​ is safe​ after being located by Halifax Regional Police K9 Unit in a wooded area last night.

Just after 8 p.m. last night, Halifax District RCMP received a report of a 75-year-old man who had failed to return home after searching for his dog in​ a wooded area​ on Lawrencetown Rd. in Lawrencetown.

Halifax District RCMP responded with assistance from​ Police Service Dog Nico and his handler, Halifax Ground Search and Rescue (Halifax GSAR) was also activated.

PSD Nico and his handler​ initiated a track and​ located the man safe and sound​ in​ a wooded area.

Eastern Shore Ground Search and Rescue (Eastern Shore GSAR)​ was initially​ called to assist but the request was called off​ soon after, as the missing man was located. The RCMP would like to thank the Halifax and Eastern Shore GSAR teams for their assistance.

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Source : Media Release

Photo via HRP

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