Authorities find rabid pit bull in Danville

Police found Precious at about 9 p.m.

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DANVILLE, Va. – Police found the rapid pit bull they were searching for on Friday night.

The pit bull, Precious, was taken to a secure location for treatment and quarantine.

Danville police say the dog was found in the 400 block of Mayfield Road.

Earlier, police were searching for 51-year-old Frank Kirk and 29-year-old Jennifer Spence who they said had Precious.

Authorities said Precious is very ill and actively showing signs of rabies and needs to be quarantined immediately.

Police say the investigation is active and ongoing.


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