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Search for dog that went missing after car crash near Bodmin

Tilly ran off after her owner was involved in a car crash near Bodmin. Credit: Cornwall Live

A search is underway in Cornwall for a dog that went missing following a car crash near Bodmin.

Owner Kate Heywood was involved in a collision near Blisland/Waterloo on Monday morning (December 9).

Her dog, a two-year-old dachshund named Tilly, escaped from her car and ran off - but is believed to still be in the area.

Tilly is a two-year-old dachshund. Credit: Bodmin Police / Facebook

An appeal by Bodmin Police on social media stated: “Unfortunately Tilly’s owner was involved in an RTC near to Blisland/Waterloo this morning, and in the meantime Tilly has gone missing from the vehicle.

"She's likely to still be in the area, but please keep an eye out if you’re out and about.

"Tilly is a two-year-old dachshund and a little nervous around strangers. If you have any news please pop a comment below or get in touch with her owner Kate Heywood."

In a similar post, Kate said her dog was last seen heading for home approximately one mile from the accident in Blisland village.

Anyone who sees Tilly is asked to contact Bodmin Police or owner Kate via Facebook.