UPDATE:  Police say Kearny was found safe shortly before 9 p.m.

CHAPEL HILL- Chapel Hill Police need your help locating a missing police dog.

The dog escaped from a fenced-in yard in the Parkwood area of Durham County around 2:30 Monday afternoon. The dog is a six-year-old male Belgian Malinois who answers to the name “Kearny.” Police say he is not wearing ID tags but does have a chain collar.

If located, please contact 911 or the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-612-8240.