CHEONGJU, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A non-commissioned officer who found a 14-year old girl after she went missing for 10 days has received a police citation.
Chungbuk Provincial Police Agency awarded the Commissioner’s Citation to ROK Army Sgt. Maj. Park Sang-jin of the 32nd Homeland Defense Infantry Division on Wednesday for rescuing Cho Eunnuri.
Military working dog ‘Dalgwan’, who was responsible for locating the missing girl, was gifted with 150,000 won (US$123) in snacks.
Sgt. Maj. Park Park and Dalgwan were searching the mountains near Boeun County in North Chungcheong Province on August 2 when the dog found the girl.
The Sergeant Major and PFC Kim Jae-hyun together carried the girl 700 meters down the mountain and delivered her safely to a waiting rescue team.
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