NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — A police dog is on the loose in western North Dakota.

Three Affiliated Tribes Police Department says Tigris the Belgian Malinois (MAL-uh-NWAH) was reported missing on Thursday near the junction of state Highways 22 and 23 in New Town on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

KFYR-TV reports Tigris is 3 ½ years old and was last seen wearing his metal "choke chain" collar.

Officers say there is reward for the dog's safe return.

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Information from: KFYR-TV, http://www.kfyrtv.com/