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Deputies locate missing Sheriff's Office K9

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OSCO K9 officer Jak (Source: OCSO) OSCO K9 officer Jak (Source: OCSO)
WALHALLA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Officials with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office said a K9 officer who went missing on Thanksgiving was found safe on Friday morning.

Jak is a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, reddish blond in color with some gray on the snout, and missing one eye.

Deputies said Jak was discovered missing around 8:30 a.m. Thursday from the Walhalla area. Jak was last seen on O'Dell Shoals Road near Hwy 28 and Lake Jemiki Road, near Walhalla.

Deputies said Friday that Jak was located shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Chisholm Ranch Drive near Walhalla.

Jak was in good shape and was reunited with his handler.

The sheriff's office thanked the community for calling in tips to help locate the dog.

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