Police Catch a Chihuahua – level 3

29-11-2021 15:00

A 4.5-kilogram Chihuahua gave the California Highway Patrol a run for its money as it ran along Bay Bridge. This is the bridge that connects Oakland and San Francisco.

People had made reports of a dog running in the eastbound lanes of the bridge, so police officers on motorcycles made sure the dog was safe. Eventually, they were able to corner the dog and take it to safety.

They nicknamed the Chihuahua ‘Ponch’ after the character on the old TV show ‘CHiPs’ and are appealing to anyone with information to get in contact.

Difficult words: give somebody a run for his or her money (to compete very well against someone), corner (verb) (trap and catch), appeal (request, ask).

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