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. 

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

Police dog Rocky.

Police dog Rocky.

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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.

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Officers stopped a vehicle.

Officers stopped a vehicle.

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

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“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.”