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HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio — Authorities in Hocking County are looking for a K9 officer who ran off while he was playing with his handler.

According to the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, Ilka was playing with Deputy Rick Torchick on Jackson Road in Pickaway County.

Ilka took off after a deer and has not been located. She was wearing a chain choker collar.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office at 740-385-2131.