Search for owners of 'Chug' dog that halted M62 traffic near Birstall

Highways England has released an appeal to find the owners of a dog which was running loose on the M62.

The dog found on the M62. Picture by Highways England.

A dog was later said to be on the loose, but once under control vehicles were released.

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It is believed to be a male 'chug' - a cross between a Chihuahua and the Pug.

The agency has since tweeted: "Help Required - Can you assist our #TrafficOfficers in getting this dog back to its owners.

"Found near J27 M62. It is possibly a "Chug" & it's a male."