Police dog helps detain two boys during KFC burglary

Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of burglary at KFC in Stonedale Retail Park in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 22 December.

At around 12.55am, security at the restaurant (which was closed at the time) reported two people inside the premises.

Officers attended and, following a short foot pursuit, detained two males, with the help of PD Rita (pictured above).

A 12-year-old boy from West Derby and a 13-year-old boy from Tuebrook were arrested on suspicion of burglary and taken to a police station to be interviewed.

Operation Shepherd is our extensive force-wide operation involving a wide variety of teams, each with their own area of expertise, and they all play a part.

You can expect to see more officers out and about in the run-up to Christmas and into New Year.

You can report any information on residential or business burglary to @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

Image: PD Rita

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