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Theft Suspect Detained By Police Dog

A man suspected of the theft of a car from Skegness has been detained by a Police dog near Partney.

Police officers were called to track down a vehicle which was stolen from the Baythorpe Caravan site in Burgh Road, Skegness on Saturday night.

The Ford Eco-Sport was stolen at around 11pm and was found at the Crown Hotel in Drummond Road but rammed a police car and headed towards Gunby.

The vehicle was later located pulled up by a field on the A158 between Partney and Scremby, with the suspect having left the vehicle and ran into the field.

Using a drone's thermal imaging camera officers were able to locate the suspect.  From the heat signature a dog handler and PD (police dog) Boris were able to track the suspect down who still refused to give up the chase.

After issuing several warnings, the handler released PD Boris who detained the suspect.

Joshua Cox, 21, from Millfields Caravan Park in Ingoldmells was charged with a number of offences including burglary, dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, failing to stop, having no insurance, breaching a criminal behaviour order, possession of a class B drug, aggravated vehicle taking and damage of £5,000 or over.


Published: Tuesday 17th September 2019


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