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UPDATE: A POLICE dog, tracking an offender in Coomera Waters this morning, has been reunited with his handler after becoming separated earlier today.

Police Dog Ox, a black German Shepherd, became separated from his handler around 11.15am in Coleman Road.

Police, including several members of the Dog Squad and POLAIR assisted with the search.

He was located at around 5.30pm in the Coomera Waters area.

Ox appears to be in good health, however, it is believed he will be taken to a veterinarian as a precaution.

Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.

EARLIER: A POLICE dog, tracking an offender in Coomera Waters this morning, has become separated from his handler, with police asking members of the public to immediately contact them if the spot the black German Shepherd.

The dog became separated from his handler around 11.15am in Coleman Road, Coomera Waters.

Police, including several members of the Dog Squad and Polair are in the Coomera Waters area searching for the dog.

This area, which includes Coleman Road and Foxwell Road, contains several acerage properties and a large amount of bushland.

Members of the public are advised not to approach the dog, not to try and pat the dog, and should they sight him immediately call Triple Zero (000).

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

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