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December 02, 2010

NJ K-9 killed in struggle with robbery suspect

After a robbery, a suspect swung "Schultz" the decorated K-9 into the southbound lanes while his handler watched

By Jason Nark
The Philadelphia Daily News

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A South Jersey man who starred on the gridiron years ago threw away his freedom Tuesday night when he hurled a prized police K-9 into oncoming traffic, police said.

Police in Gloucester Township, Camden County, said that their decorated K-9, Schultz, a 3 1/2-year-old German shepherd named after beloved Philadelphia Flyers enforcer Dave "The Hammer" Schultz, had clamped down on Skyler Robinson's arm after a robbery Tuesday night and held tight as they struggled toward busy Route 42.

Full story: NJ K-9 killed in struggle with robbery suspect

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