South East Wales

Rescuers search Mynydd James mountain for missing dog

Tilly Image copyright Brian Lloyd
Image caption Tilly's owners said they wanted to thank the fire service for their help

Rescue teams are searching for a dog which has been missing on a Blaenau Gwent mountain since Sunday.

Fire crews and cave rescuers are at the scene on Mynydd James mountain, behind East Pentwyn estate, near Blaina.

A spokesman for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it had a call about the missing dog on Sunday and teams were there on Monday and Tuesday.

It is thought, Tilly the West Highland Terrier, went down a hole.

Specialist firefighters from Whitchurch, Barry, Abertillery and Ebbw Vale have all been involved, and are using a camera and a reach pole to assist in the search.

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Image caption A search is taking place on Mynydd James mountain

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