Police Dog Injured While Searching For Missing Woman

A state police dog was injured while searching for a missing woman in Monday night.

Police responded to Rocky Neck State Park around 9:40 p.m. to help search for a missing 49-year-old woman.

While searching for the woman, K9 Porter fell off a 20-foot rock wall and injured his right front leg, according to state police.

Trooper Warren, who handles Porter, took his partner to an emergency veterinarian's office for treatment. State police are still waiting to hear if the dog's leg is broken.

Porter is resting at home while he recuperates, police said.

The missing woman was found safe.

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