Friday, 8 May 2009 - 10:44pm |
National News

Napier shooting update - police dog Fi alive and well

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Police dog Fi has been rescued alive and well from the back of a police vehicle at the property in Chaucer Rd, Napier.

Specialist staff were able to reach the dog van shortly before 10.30 tonight and found "a very much alive" Fi, Superintendent Russell Gibson said.

Mr Gibson said Fi doesn't appear to be hurt, but will be going to the vets tonight for a check-up. No other details are available at the moment.

Police are continuing to monitor the situation in Chaucer Rd.

Fi is a five-year-old German Shepherd and is Senior Constable Grant Diver's drug dog. Senior Constable Diver's condition is improving and he is now classified as "serious but stable". He has been moved from Intensive Care into a medical ward at Hawke's Bay Hospital.


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