The El Paso Police Department confirmed Saturday Night that Kilo, the police K-9 that was missing has been found.
According to police officials, a citizen located Kilo at a public park in Northeast El Paso. Officials add that the citizen had seen the Media coverage and posts on social media of the missing police dog; Kilo was not injured after being missing for over a day.
The El Paso Police Department would like to thank all the members of the media and the citizens of El Paso for helping locate Kilo.
El Paso Police are looking for one of their own, as ‘Kilo’ the K9 Officer, went missing from his Far-East El Paso home early Friday morning.
According to police, Kilo was discovered to be missing around 11:00 a.m. from his kennel located in a residential area near Americas High School. Officials say it’s believed that fireworks in the area startled Kilo causing him to leave his kennel.
An extensive search of the area was conducted by officers, but Kilo was not found.
Police describe Kilo as a Male Belgian Malinois, who has a friendly demeanor and is not a danger to the public. EPPD officials are asking for the public’s help in locating Kilo, and the search will continue due to the cold temperatures.
The Police Department asks anyone with information to contact Police at 915-832-4400.