Prince County RCMP K-9 unit finds missing woman

TC Media newsroom@journalpioneer.com
Published on July 24, 2014

RCMP Police Service Dog Dutch and his partner Cpl. Marc Periard are newly stationed on P.E.I.

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PARK CORNER – A 92-year-old woman from the Park Corner area of P.E.I. is safe at home today thanks to Dutch the RCMP dog.

Dutch and his handler, Cpl. Marc Periard of the East Prince RCMP detachment were called to the Cape Road area Wednesday evening. A 92-year-old woman had reported missing from the area.

The woman, who is from Ontario, was visiting her summer home in the area.

It took a few hours but Dutch and Periard found her in a wooded area about two kilometres from her cottage.

RCMP report that she was disoriented by not otherwise injured.

The residents of Cape Road and P.E.I. Ground Search and Rescue assisted the RCMP in their search.