Police capture highway hound

(NBC) – It took more than two hours, but Chicago authorities managed to corral and capture a stray dog seen running down a busy expressway on Wednesday and Thursday.

Choppers followed the dog on both occasions and news outlets broadcast the doggie drama live.

There were plenty of thrills to go around as the dog ran in and out of traffic.

Clearly exhausted, he exited the highway again and eventually strolled into a neighborhood.

That's when three police vehicles began to tail him at slow speeds.

After a few minutes of chase the officers coaxed the pup into a police vehicle and took him to a nearby veterinarian's office, where he's now recovering.

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