A serving police dog has passed away, only months before he was due to retire.
Police Dog ‘Claude’, assigned to Norfolk and Suffolk’s police dog unit, passed away on 20th July.
PD ‘Claude’ had been a general purpose police dog since 2010 and both ‘Claude’ and his handler were due to retire this year.
A spokesperson for Norfolk & Suffolk’s Police Dog Unit said:
‘We are sad to report that our veteran dog PD Claude passed away yesterday.
‘Claude has been with us since 2010 & was due to retire with his handler this year. He worked across both counties, mainly in the Kings Lynn area.
‘He has left big paws to fill’.
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