Doncaster man arrested after police dog tracks scent from crime scene

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A burglary suspect is in a police cell this morning after a police dog tracked a scent from a crime scene which took officers to the front door of a house in the town.

A man was caught at the scene of a burglary at a shop in Woodlands overnight but fled when police officers arrived. 

Police dog Flick

Police dog Flick

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Police dog Flick was deployed and tracked a scent picked up from the crime scene, which took the dog through a number of alleyways and along a number of roads to the front door of a property, where the suspect was arrested.

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South Yorkshire Police said he is being held over the burglary but he was also ‘wanted for a number of other offences’.