Hero police dog tracks down four balaclava-clad suspects in Pendle

Police pursued a stolen van from Halifax as it travelled to Colne.

The van crashed and four men wearing balaclavas ran into the dark.

However, hero police dog Frank tracked the suspects for over a mile across farmland to a reservoir where four men from Bradford were arrested.

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The incident happened yesterday evening (Friday).

PD Frank

A police spokesman tweeted: "@LancsTacOps pursed a van stolen from Halifax to Colne. It crashed and four wearing balaclavas ran into the darkness. Enter @LancsPolDogUnit PD Frank and handler. They tracked for over a mile across farmland to a reservoir where four males from Bradford were arrested."