Search for dog swept away in a river

Search for dog swept away in a river

Published by Maria Greenwood at 10:55am 14th February 2020. (Updated at 4:28pm 14th February 2020)

The search is on to try and find a dog who was swept away in a river at Frampton.

Jay, a British Bulldog jumped into the water at Southover.

The dog's owner tried to rescue Jay, but the water was too fast flowing.

A search has been made of the area, including Dorchester, but Jay's not yet been found.

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A spokesman for Dorchester Police said:

"As the river was running very fast he may be located well away from the initial entry point."

"Thank you to everyone assisting with the search including the Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service."

Anyone who finds Jay should contact Dorset Police quoting message I13:0177 on 101.