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Police dog Bear helps recover stolen cigarettes and beer following Folkestone burglary


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A police dog helped sniff out stolen cigarettes and alcohol following a burglary in Folkestone.

Police were called to a report of a break-in at the Co-op in Cheriton High Street at around 1.45am on Tuesday.

Police dog Bear helped sniff out stolen goods. Photo: Kent Police
Police dog Bear helped sniff out stolen goods. Photo: Kent Police

Good boy police dog Bear attended with officers and helped trace some of the stolen goods, including packets of cigarettes and cans of beer, to a van which was parked nearby.

Darren Foster has since been charged with going equipped to burgle, possession of a knife and burglary as part of the investigation.

Foster, 42, of Millfield, Folkestone, appeared before the town's magistrates' court on Wednesday and was remanded in custody to appear again on a date to be arranged.

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