A burglary suspect was taught a painful lesson in compliance recently when he was bit several times by a police dog who he tried to grab around the neck.
The incident happened in Edinburgh after officers were called to reports of a male who was seen breaking into sheds.
Before the arrival of the officers who responded to the 999 call, the male suspect left the scene.
But a general purpose police dog was soon hot on the trail of the suspected thief and ended up finding him cowering in some bushes on 1st May this year.
Officers instructed the male to remain still as they moved into a position that would enable them to place him in cuffs.
However, he ignored the officer’s instructions and instead tried to grab the police dog around the neck.
The dog wasted no time in responding to the male’s aggression and proceeded to bite him several times as officers placed him under arrest.
After being arrested, the thief was searched and was found to have a large hunting knife. He was arrested at the scene for various offences.
The male was taken to hospital and was treated for his injuries. Thankfully, the police dog was not injured.
If you have a story you want to tell, or video you want to share, send it to Emergency Services News via firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter for more news, videos, blogs and stories: @ES_News_
Can you help Emergency Services News?
We when set our website up in November 2018, we had a straightforward mission: to bring our readers factual stories, which are free from negative bias but which are enriched with qualified experience.
Each member of our in-house team of writers has served in either the armed forces, emergency services or NHS.
This means that we can bring our readers not only the stories which matter but also stories without the negative spin.
But we cannot do this without your help. As ad revenue – the staple income of most publishers – continues to fluctuate, then we need the help of our supporters and readers more than ever.
Become a donor: You can make a one-off or reoccurring donation via Paypal. CLICK HERE to become a donor
We would like to thank you in advance for your continued support.
Before you go...
We need your help. As former emergency services & armed forces personnel, we pride ourselves on bringing you important, fast-moving and breaking news stories which are free from the negative bias which is often directed at the emergency services by some sections of the mainstream media.
One of the reasons we started 'Emergency Services News' was because we became tired of reading badly informed stories about the emergency services which seemed only ever to highlight negative aspects of the job.
We want to be the unheard voice of the remarkable men and women who serve in the emergency services, NHS and armed forces. And with around 500k page views each month, we are getting there!
As income from ads, the mainstay source of income for most publishers, continues to decline; we need the help of our readers.
And remember, if you have a service, product or job vacancy that you would like to promote to our large readership, then you can buy advertising space in our articles.
You can support emergency services news from as little as £1. It only takes a minute. Every contribution, however big or small, is vital for our future.
Please help us to continue to highlight the life-saving work of the emergency services, NHS and armed forces by becoming a supporter.