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Only a bark from Uitenhage police dogs saw suspect surrendering

Mar 3, 2017
Only a bark from Uitenhage police dogs saw suspect surrendering

A bark from a Uitenhage K9 Unit police dogs had a suspected thief quacking in his shoes and surrendering to officers. He is now expected to appear in court on Friday.

"Police officials in Uitenhage responded to an alarm at a business premises in Kruisrivier, Uitenhage, on Wednesday night, at around 21:30," police said.

"Upon arrival at the scene, members saw a broken window with blood on it."

Uitenhage K9 members responded and with the assistance of Bowie and Lenox, who only barked.

"The 48-year-old suspect, who was still inside the premises, handed himself over to the police," police described.

"The male suspect was detained on a charge of house breaking and theft at a business premises and is due to appear in the Uitenhage Magistrate's Court on Friday."