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Missing Stanly County K9 officer found

The sheriff's office said Luka didn't return to a handler after a chase earlier this week.
Credit: Stanly County Sheriff's Office
K9 Luka

STANLY COUNTY, N.C. — The Stanly County Sheriff's Office said a K9 officer that went missing after a chase near Albemarle has been found.

In a Facebook post, deputies said K9 Luka was deployed for a foot chase on Friday, Sept. 17 in the western part of the county. While the chase ended on Cherokee Road, Luka did not return to the handler after.

The sheriff's office stated in a Facebook post that Luka was located by his handler.

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