Sumter PD looking for missing K9 officer who got away from tracking team

UPDATE: The Sumter Police Department says K9 Officer Jake was located and appears to be okay.

ORIGINAL POST: (6/20/2022 12:27 p.m.)

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter Police Department is continuing their search for one of their missing K9 officers. On Sunday, 3-year-old K9 Officer Jake got away from his tracking team, following a successful search for a missing elderly person.

Sumter Jake

K9 Officer Jake
Image: Sumter Police Department

The yellow lab was last seen around 8:30 a.m. in the Cane Savannah/Apollo Street area in Wedgefield. He is tall and slender, and he is wearing a black harness with a police K9 label.

If you see him, call 911.

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