Specialist search training helped one officer find burglar suspect
He suggested removing the metal cover from a fireplace, even though it was no more than 2 feet by 18 inches wide.
The Northern Echo
Darlington, U.K. — Police foiled a suspected burglar who hid himself in a chimney breast to escape arrest.
Acting on a tip-off, officers visited a house in Haughton Road, Darlington, at lunchtime on Monday last week, looking for a man wanted in connection with a recent burglary.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.