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Two motorists rescued a pair of dogs that were spotted wandering along the Tobin Bridge in Chelsea Thursday afternoon, State Police said.

The motorists stopped after spotting the dogs at about 3:30 p.m. and were able to keep them safe until authorities arrived, State Police said on Twitter.

Troopers arrived on scene shortly after and placed the dogs inside of a cruiser.

Chelsea animal control also responded to the scene and transported the dogs to an animal hospital, police said.

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