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‘There’s no plaice to hide’ police dog sniffs out man hiding in a fish and chip shop

PUBLISHED: 07:28 12 March 2019 | UPDATED: 08:39 12 March 2019

Police have arrested a man who tried to flee the scene of a break in. Picture: Archant

Police have arrested a man who tried to flee the scene of a break in. Picture: Archant

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after police were called to reports of suspicious activity at a fish and chip shop in Acle.

Officers were called to the take-away in New Road, at around 1am this morning (Tuesday, March 12).

Upon arriving, officers found two men inside the property, one tried to escape by running away but was chased down by an officer, who tasered the man before arresting him.

While the second, tried to hide from officers but was quickly sniffed out by police dog Harry.

Sharing news of the incident on social media, Norfolk and Suffolk police tweeted; “Great team work tonight, called to reports of a burglary at a chip shop to assist ⁦‪@NSRAPT‬⁩ who detained one male.

“PD Harry deployed to search the premises and locates another male inside! There is no plaice to hide. The nose knows.”

Following the incident, two men, a 31-year-old from Devon and a 46-year-old from London have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and remain in police custody

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