MALDEN, MASS. (WHDH) - A missing puppy that was recently recovered by Malden police has been named an honorary K9 officer.
Bolt, who was reported missing from a home on Bowman Street on June 19, was tracked down following an investigation and assistance from tipsters, according to the Malden Police Department.
The 14-week-old, 20-pound puppy has since been reunited with his family. He was not harmed.
Photos posted on social media showed Detective Steve Mulcahy draping a badge around Bolt to celebrate his safe return, making him an honorary officer for the day.
Police did not share additional details on Bolt’s disappearance.
An investigation remains ongoing.
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MPD investigated a report of a stolen puppy from June 19. After an invest and assistance from tipsters, he was located safely and reunited with his family. “Bolt” became an honorary K-9 officer for the day. Detective Steve Mulcahy and K-9 BOLT #puppylove #dogsofinstagram #policek9
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