Police Dog ‘Sirus’ and his handler have been praised after they found a violent suspect hiding in some woods after he fled the scene of a serious domestic assault.
On the evening of the 10th June, Essex Police were alerted to a serious domestic assault that had occurred in Basildon.
Various resources were sent to the scene, including police dog ‘Sirus’ and his handler.
The male suspected of the serious assault ran from the scene and tried to hide in some nearby woodland.
However, PD Sirus was hot on his tail, and it was not long until the police dog found the violent suspect cowering in the woods.
The male was arrested, and safeguarding measures were put in place to help protect his vulnerable victim.
PD ‘Sirus’ was not injured during the incident, and all of the officers who attended the scene are safe and well. The condition of the victim of the serious domestic assault is not known.
Image credit: @EPDogSection / Twitter
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