UPDATED 03/23/12 9:20 a.m.

FOREST VIEW, Ill. (CBS) — A puppy got loose on the Stevenson Expressway Friday morning, but police were able to keep the animal away from traffic.

The puppy was reported on the expressway before 9 a.m. Friday.

Police were able to corner the animal on the median strip at Central Avenue, WBBM Newsradio’s Bart Shore reported. The puppy was not in danger.

By 9:20 a.m., the puppy had been captured, and police were waiting for Chicago Animal Care and Control agents to arrive.

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