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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — Austin police say a blind pug that went missing this week has been found after its owner discovered someone trying to sell it on Facebook.

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Police say the dog disappeared on Saturday and ended up for sale online for $300.

Police Capt. Dave McKichan says it appears the dog got loose, and whoever found it tried to sell it.

An Austin Daily Herald report (http://bit.ly/WqHfG4 ) the owner saw the ad and called police. Officers recovered the dog and returned it to its owner.

No citations have been issued.

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Information from: Austin Daily Herald, http://www.austindailyherald.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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