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Friday, 18 April 2014

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Police dog traps burglary suspect in Carlisle basement

A police dog trapped a burglary suspect in the basement of a high street store.

Officers had been alerted to a break-in on Lonsdale Street in Carlisle just before 8am today.

During a search, police dog Barney found the suspect, who had allegedly taken an amount of money, in the basement of Argos on Lowther Street.

Police are also investigating a burglary on Botchergate, where cash was taken and an attempted burglary on Lowther Street.

A 50-year-old man from Sunderland has been arrested on suspicion of burglary.

Anyone with information about the incidents should call police on 101 and ask to speak to DC Chris Brennand.


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