Successful shift for police dog Shadow with arrests in Preston and Chorley

Posted on - 6th June, 2021 - 5:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Crashed car Pic: Lancashire Police Dog Unit
PD Shadow made the second arrest after a pursuit Pic: Lancashire Police Dog Unit

Police dog Shadow had a successful shift this week, helping with two separate arrests in Preston and Chorley.


After being sent to a burglary in Preston by the Force Incident Manager, PD Shadow found the suspect inside the address.

PD Shadow Pic: Lancashire Police Dog Unit
Good dog, Shadow! Pic: Lancashire Police Dog Unit

A pursuit in Chorley followed straight after, and with two out of three suspects detained, PD Shadow tracked and located the third suspect who was hidden in bushes.

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A spokesperson for Lancashire Police Dog Unit said: “FIM spots a burglary on screen in Preston and quickly gets PD Shadow to scene. Suspect found inside the address & arrested.

“Then straight to Chorley – with 2 out 3 detained following a pursuit, @LancsTacOps turned to PD Shadow who tracks & locates 3rd suspect hidden in bushes.”

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