New York subway trains delayed due to poodle on the tracks

By Ben Hooper Contact the Author   |  Feb. 19, 2018 at 9:16 AM
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Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Police in New York said subway riders faced a delay for an unusual reason -- a poodle that ran away from a dog park wandered onto the tracks.

The New York Police Department-Transit tweeted the A, C and F trains were delayed on Friday due to the hijinks of a poodle named Dakota.

"Dakota escaped from the dog park and -- you guessed it -- onto the tracks," transit police tweeted.

The tweeted thanked the Metropolitan Transit Authority for assisting with the canine's rescue from the tracks.

"Job well done by all, service back up & dog on the way to the vet for a minor injury -- Appreciate everyone's patience!" police said.

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