Police dog finds missing CT girl

Connecticut State Police K-9 Izzy tracked a missing Woodbury, Conn., girl for over a mile and a half on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021.

WOODBURY — A police dog led her handler for over a mile to a find a missing local girl over the weekend, according to Connecticut State Police.

Troopers responded to the area of White Deer Rocks Road around 2 p.m. Sunday for a report of a missing 10-year-old girl, state police said.

K-9 Izzy was given a scent of the girl and led her handler on a 1.63-mile track directly to the girl. State police said the missing girl was found near the Whittemore Sanctuary, a nature center in Woodbury.

“Great work to Izzy and her handler,” state police Troop L said in a Facebook post about the call.

Connecticut Media Group