8:36 PM Update - Charlie has evidently had enough trick or treating having hit up Ledgelawn and is now safely home! Thanks to everyone who was looking for him. Now stay home Charlie!

If you see a beagle wandering in downtown Bar Harbor tonight, he's not trick or treating or looking for the Great Pumpkin! He's on the loose, and his owner is in the hospital! His name is Charlie and he has a neon orange collar!

Charlie got loose from his house on School Street on Monday afternoon, October 31st. Last seen, he was roaming between the Bar Harbor Inn and down the Shore Path towards Mount Desert Island Hospital.

If you see him, please don't chase him. Call the Bar Harbor Police Department at (207) 288-3391