West Hartford K9 Finds Missing Man

West Hartford K9 Jett came to the rescue by finding a missing person outside of a long-term healthcare facility Wednesday.

West Hartford police received a call around 10 p.m. reporting a missing person from a long-term health care facility. The victim was a 56-year-old male suffering from multiple health problems, including mental impairment, police said.

Staff called police after searching the building.

K9 Jett and his partner Officer Tommy Lazure conducted a search around the exterior of the facility and found the victim in a nearby wooded area.

The man had suffered minor injuries and was sent to UCONN hospital to be further evaluated. 

K9 Jett was treated to his usual reward for a successful find: a burger from Goldroc Diner.

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