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Police dog Shadow tracks car thief in Cottam

Posted on - 17th March, 2021 - 9:40am | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Crime, Preston News
Shadow from Lancashire Police Dog Unit. Pic: @LancsPolDogUnit

Lancashire Police Dog Unit have spoken out in gratitude for one of their new recruits on social media.

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Shadow the dog was able to assist Preston police late last night as a car thief tried to escape capture in the Cottam area.

A twitter post written from the @LancsPolDogUnit reads:

‘Overnight in the Cottam area of Preston a burglar/car thief was disturbed by @PrestonPolice & made off on foot.

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Team 3 new boy Shadow was called in to help. He tracked the suspect out of the estate into woodland where he found him hiding in dense undergrowth #OneDetained#T3Dogs.’

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