Police dog helps foil burglary in Park Street

PUBLISHED: 13:07 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:07 04 September 2018

Police dog Sia. Picture: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire Dog Unit

Police dog Sia. Picture: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire Dog Unit

Archant

A police dog tracked a suspect into a wooded area after a burglary in Park Street.

Police were called at 4.07am on Friday, August 31, after a man was seen smashing a window to break into a house on Birchwood Way.

Officers attended alongside the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit.

One suspect was caught at the scene while two others ran off. They were tracked by police dog Sia, who followed them into a wooded area, and were then arrested.

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of burglary: a 21-year-old woman from Park Street, and a 33-year-old man and a 36-year-old man from Watford.

All three suspects have been bailed.

More news stories

15:00

It’s said to be the most wonderful time of the year, but is it really for everyone?

14:30

Tickets have gone on sale for an annual Hertfordshire music festival at a special discounted price.

09:00

More than 100 children in St Albans will be homeless this Christmas, according to housing charity Shelter.

09:00

Court results published by the Herts Ad are taken from St Albans, Stevenage and Hatfield Magistrates Court and are published without prejudice.

CountryPhile

I should probably have taken the hint! Walking out into the garden recently an unprecedented flock of thirty or more crows raucously greeted me from the treetops at the bottom of my garden. Cawing and croaking these big, black birds clung clumsily to the top most branches and twigs, jostling and flapping to stay balanced in a constant flurry of feathers. There is always something ominous about crows – they are after all carrion crows, the vultures of the bird world – always watching for scraps and weakness that might mean their next meal.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition
Zoo Watch CountryPhile

Newsletter Sign Up

Herts Advertiser weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards