Police dog finds man hiding in bush following police pursuit through Thanet

PD Ciara

A police dog helped find a driver who had fled from his vehicle  and was found hiding in a bush near the A256 in Eastry after a police pursuit through Thanet.

During the early hours of Monday 30 May, patrols in Margate spotted a motorist who appeared to be driving erratically in Millmead Road. The man is reported to have failed to stop for police and was chased through Thanet. Officers used a stinger to bring the car to a stop on the A256 near to Ash Road but the man then fled.

An area search was carried out with the help of PD Ciara, who led her handler to a bush. She found a man hiding from patrols, who is believed to have been the driver.

The 24-year-old from Ramsgate was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for police and dangerous driving. He was further arrested for suspected drug driving after failing a road side drugs test for cocaine.

The man has since been released from custody whilst officers continue to investigate.

1 Comment

  1. Well done the police, being in the right place at the right time is handy when catching most criminals, and big up to police Dog Ciara in finding the driver, down to the old saying a coppers nose me thinks.

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