Sheffield police dog saves the day by chasing down suspected criminal

A police dog saved the day after chasing down a suspected criminal who managed to flee after escaping the grasp of officers.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 9:18 pm
Police dog Rocky.

Officers from South Yorkshire Police’s Operational Support Team stopped a vehicle containing three suspects in Handsworth Road, Darnall, earlier this evening.

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One of the occupants decided to try and flee the scene – but they did not get very far as police dog Rocky chased them down moments later.  

In a Facebook post, the team said: “Three were detained from a vehicle, which had stopped off for a pit stop.

“Unfortunately, one of the occupants ran, but so did PD Rocky. Good boy Rocky!

Officers stopped a vehicle.

“That is three awaiting an interview to discuss a burglary from earlier on in the day in Rotherham, along with numerous other offences, including robbery and possessing Class A drugs.”