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