A West Midlands Police dog has been praised after his keen nose located a samurai sword that had been thrown by a male who was running from the police.
Police dog ‘Vapour’ and his handler responded to a call concerning a male who was in the street and brandishing a samurai sword.
Response team officers located the male, and he was placed under arrest. But the sword was nowhere to be seen.
PD ‘Vapour’ managed to track where the male had been just before his arrest.
It wasn’t long before the dog managed to find the deadly weapon which had been hidden under a wooden board in undergrowth in a nearby field.
Following a post shared on their Twitter page, members of the public were quick to praise West Midlands Police Dogs and PD ‘Vapour’ for finding the sword.
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PD ‘Vapour’ | Image credit: @WMPDogs / Twitter
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