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Cops: K-9 and Partner Track Burglar

Man broke into a North Bellmore Rite Aid and was tracked nearby, cops said.

Officer Jeffrey Shaikh and NCPD K-9 Jake. (Photo: NCPD Facebook)
Officer Jeffrey Shaikh and NCPD K-9 Jake. (Photo: NCPD Facebook)

A member of the K-9 unit and his human partner tracked a burglar in North Bellmore this weekend, reported Nassau County Police.

Police responded to a call about a burglary at Rite Aid at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. As officers arrived, they saw a man fleeing through the rear of the building where a door had been pried open, cops said.

Officer Jeffrey Shaikh and NCPD K-9 Jake pursued the man and tracked him for 45 minutes before finding him in a large wood pile behind a nearby home, police said.

Officers charged Sergio Torres, 19, with third-degree burglary.

Saturday's incident was the fifth apprehension of a criminal by Officer Shaikh and K-9 Jake in the past few weeks, cops said.

FedUpRealist July 16, 2014 at 02:29 PM
Well done NCPD!!!...I hope the doggie got to feed on this piece of human excrement before he was arrested...
Jonathan Eberhardt July 17, 2014 at 02:49 AM
good job NCPD love to see criminal scum getting busted

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