Police dog tracks Spaldwick oil thieves for five miles

FOUR people have been arrested in connection with the theft of oil from a home in Spaldwick after being tracked by a police dog for five miles.Officers were called to reports of heating oil being stolen from a property in the High Street at 3.46am on Thu

FOUR people have been arrested in connection with the theft of oil from a home in Spaldwick after being tracked by a police dog for five miles.

Officers were called to reports of heating oil being stolen from a property in the High Street at 3.46am on Thursday (April 22).

Police searched the area and a few minutes later officers stopped a van in Stow Longa and a man and a woman were arrested.

A police dog called Guinness picked up a track from the property in Spaldwick which he followed with his handler to Brington where two further suspects were arrested.


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Officers also seized two vans with oil tanks and pumps in the rear.

The people arrested are a man aged 27, a man aged 22, a man aged 22 and a woman aged 20. They are in custody at Huntingdon Police Station.

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