Police officers catch suspect after chase through Barrow town centre when his dog stops for a wee
A MAN accused of theft, criminal damage and assaulting a police officer has been arrested after being chased through Barrow town centre.
Shoppers witnessed the pursuit which started in the High Street area of the town centre and led past the public toilets behind Dalton Road.
Police later confirmed the 26-year-old man was arrested in Duke Street on suspicion of theft, causing criminal damage and police assault.
Officers said they managed to arrest the suspect when his dog stopped "to relieve itself".
but not fast enough #speedycops— Barrow Police (@barrowpolice) October 10, 2017