Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Highway Patrol picked up an unusual hitchhiker on October 5.
Officers were cruising the Pacific Hwy near the M1 Motorway at Ourimbah when they came across a large white dog walking along the roadside.
Concerned for the animal’s welfare and any potential incidents its presence could incur, officers intervened, picking up the dog and escorting it to SASH animal hospital at Tuggerah and leaving it in the expert’s care.
SASH staff have since informed officers that the dog, named Chase, has been successfully reunited with his owner.
Officers have since received thanks from the owner for their intervention and have been assured that this will be Chase’s last run in with law enforcement.
Website, Oct 5
Traffic and Highway Patrol Command