Search for lost police dog who went missing in pursuit of suspect scaled back

Quizz, a 3-year-old German Shepherd, has been missing since January 11 when his lead slipped out of his handlers grasp.

1/25/2022 4:34:00 PM

Quizz, a 3-year-old German Shepherd, has been missing since January 11 when his lead slipped out of his handlers grasp.

Quizz, a 3-year-old German Shepherd, has been missing since January 11 when his lead slipped out of his handlers grasp.

On January 20, a 61-year-old man died while searching for PD Quizz in a quarry.TheQueenslandPolice Service said that emergency services were called to help the man at around 7 p.m. local time, however he was pronounced dead at the scene. The police said he may have suffered a medical episode.

"The Queensland Police Service extends its sincere condolences to the man's family and friends at this difficult time," it said in a statement."We urge the community to reconsider navigating the areas within the previous searches as they can be potentially dangerous and physically demanding.

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Since his disappearance, members of the public have conducted their own searches for the dog. On January 20, a 61-year-old man died while searching for PD Quizz in a quarry. The Queensland Police Service said that emergency services were called to help the man at around 7 p.m. local time, however he was pronounced dead at the scene. The police said he may have suffered a medical episode. "The Queensland Police Service extends its sincere condolences to the man's family and friends at this difficult time," it said in a statement."We urge the community to reconsider navigating the areas within the previous searches as they can be potentially dangerous and physically demanding. "While the Queensland Police Service understands there are still members of our community conducting their own searches for our PD Quizz and we are grateful for the continued efforts, your safety and the safety of those around you is of paramount importance to us." McGreevy told ABC News that there was no barking or yelping when he lost track of Quizz. He said that the dog was his"permanent partner." He was also concerned that PD Quizz's lead had become caught in the thick bush, or that someone had taken him. "To lose that link and not have him there, it's the worst feeling, and I've never experienced anything like this," he told the broadcaster."I need him back ... We need him back for my family, he's only three, he's only a puppy in the scheme of things."