Calif. highway patrol officer rescues missing chihuahua after chase on Bay Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (WPVI) -- A missing chihuahua is now safe after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a chase down the Bay Bridge Sunday morning.

San Francisco County Animal Care officials are watching the chihuahua until the owner calls to pick the dog up.

At 6:56 a.m., CHP officials reported a dog running in the eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge.

At one point the dog, described as a black chihuahua, was running against traffic, according to CHP officials.

After a brief chase, CHP Officer Vu Williams used his jacket to distract and capture the dog.

Officers are currently looking for the dog's owner. Anyone with information about the dog is asked to contact (415) 554-6364.

Bay City News contributed to this story.
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