(UPDATE) — The San Augustine County Sheriff’s office was able to locate their K9 Frankie, but unfortunately were given tragic news.
The sheriff’s office said that Frankie was located approximately three miles from her residence, where she had been struck by a car. She later succumbed to her injuries.
“Canine Frankie was certified in narcotics and criminal apprehension and funeral arrangements will be at a later date,” the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.
SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas (KETK) — A K9 with the San Augustine County Sheriff’s Department is currently missing after she reportedly broke out of her kennel.
The sheriff’s office says Canine “Frankie” is verified in patrol work, as well as narcotics, and is very friendly. She is chipped, up-to-date on her shots and is wearing a signal K9 collar. She resides in the Lufkin area.
“If anyone has seen her and know her whereabouts if you could please contact the Sheriffs Office or signal K9 regarding her whereabouts,” a Facebook post from the department said. “All help in locating her is greatly appreciated.”