September 27, 2021

San Francisco neighborhood goes on wild chase to bring home 70-year-old’s escaped dog

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A San Francisco senior went on fairly a chase, barefoot by the streets of San Francisco, after his household’s dog escaped. Thanks to numerous neighbors and one bike using man particularly, this outstanding story has a contented ending.

“I just take off. No shoes. No ID. No telephone. Crazy man! I think a lot of people thought that too!” exclaims 70-year-old Clarence Fung, who’s definitely not a loopy man. He is only a man who sprang into motion after seeing a automotive, blocking a part of the driveway to his Nob Hill home.

“I’m telling him to move, not knowing Moseley is right behind.” Says Clarence, pointing to a large monitor displaying a number of surveillance cameras capturing the occasion in gorgeous readability.

In simply seconds, his daughter Kimmy’s 8-year-old rescue dog Moseley, bolted out of their entrance gate Saturday afternoon, taking Clarence and quite a few neighbors on a wild chase. Up and down streets they went, into a close-by park, and again towards the home.

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At one level, the person who illegally parked his darkish Mercedes partially in entrance of the Fung driveway provided to assist.

“The man says Moseley’s around Sacramento, get in! Let’s go! I get in not knowing the man, hahaha and take off!” beams Clarence as his spouse and daughter smile and snicker together with him.

However there was one man particularly, who was on a bike, and went into “Fast and Furious” mode to lead the search effort.

“He was holding traffic and getting other people involved…even going up the wrong way of the street!”

Almost 20 minutes later, after a fast-paced chase — together with a person on a scooter and a neighbor who collapsed in exhaustion — it was the person on the bike, who dropped his bike on the sidewalk as Moseley ran previous the Fung home, who as soon as once more that saves the day.

Clarence factors to the surveillance video and explains the person instantly yelled down the road “we got him!”

Moseley was reunited with Clarence’s spouse, who held the wiry-haired pooch in her arms, ready for her husband who was dropped off by the Mercedes driver a pair blocks away.

The complete incident occurred so shortly, the Fungs say they did not even take into consideration discovering the person’s telephone quantity to correctly thank him.

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However utilizing the bike’s license plate, ABC7 Information tracked down the rider. He requested we name him solely by his first title James. Along with his personal Chihuahua rescue, Candy Pea, James stopped by the Fung home for a shock go to.

“If it weren’t for you I don’t believe Mosely would be here!” Clarence advised him.

James explains Candy Pea herself has run into the road earlier than, so he understood the Fung’s panic. For him, the expertise was additionally half adrenaline rush.

“You can drive up one way streets, cross red lights, no cop is going to give you a ticket when you’re chasing a dog!”

Clarence’s daughter Kimmy says this expertise has restored her religion in humanity.

“Especially in this day in age with the pandemic and anti-Asian sentiment lately.”

She has this message for everybody’s quick actions which led to this joyful reunion.

“Dogs bring people together. Dogs are our world, and our life. Thank you so much for helping bring him home.”