A DOG was found “scared” and reluctant to leave a car that was driven by a drunk driver.

The golden labrador was found inside a vehicle that was stopped in Abingdon last night (11).

Team four officers from Thames Valley Police had to coax the animal out and made sure he was returned to his home address.

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On Facebook, TVP South Oxon and Vale of White Horse said: “Team 4 Officers located a drink driver in Abingdon and found this surprise on the back seat.

“Initially he was scared and wouldn't get out. Luckily team 4 dog whisperer PC Duggan was on hand to coax him out.

“The dog was returned to his home address and is safe and well. Don't drink and drive.”


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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