NEW YORK — New York City police have rescued a missing dog after it was spotted swimming in a bay off Brooklyn.
A 911 caller reported seeing the white German Shepard in Gravesend Bay, located in the lower part of New York Bay, at 6:30 a.m. on Friday. The NYPD dispatched a harbor unit with two scuba divers who plucked the dog out of the water about a half mile offshore.
They later learned on a Facebook page about pets lost in Brooklyn that the dog was a 1-year-old named Chase and had been missing since Thursday morning. A posting described Chase as having a pink nose and said he's "scared of rain, lightning and thunder."
Dog and owner were reunited later Friday morning.
PIX11's Nicole Johnson contributed to this report.