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

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

Saturday, 1st May 2021, 4:52 pm

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.

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."