Police dog nabs purported skid steer thief

Aug. 21, 2023
Alleged thief was armed when confronted by someone on the property.

A police dog tracked down an armed man who had allegedly attempted to steal a skid steer loader in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

The purported thief was confronted by a man living on the property, according to news reports, and fled.

The dog tracked the man for about a mile. The man surrendered when found.

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