Missing vulnerable teenager from the Fens tracked down by police dog Blue
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Police Dog Blue and his handler from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire (BCH) Dog Unit found a vulnerable teenager on Wednesday (October 18).
Officers were called to an address in Friday Bridge at around 10.45pm after concerns were raised about a teenager who had gone missing.
Due to concerns for her welfare, Blue and his handler were also called to assist with the search.
German Shepherd Blue was deployed and began searching the local area. Whilst going down a nearby lane, Blue led his handler into an area of woodland and undergrowth.
It was here that the pair found the missing teenager. They were then able to provide immediate care before other officers arrived to take her home.
Inspector Iain Clark, who is the head of the BCH Dog Unit, said: “The officers had numerous places to search and I am glad PD Blue and his handler were able to provide assistance, which saw the teenager safely found within a short period of time.
“I am proud of their work and this is another great example of how the BCH Dog Unit can support other officers around the three counties.”