Guelph police dog tracks down assault suspect

Guelph police say their K9 unit was instrumental in tracking an assault suspect early Friday.

Officers were called to a home on Applewood Crescent at around 3 a.m. for reports of an assault, but the suspect fled the area.

General, a K9 who has been with the service for over 10 years, was called in to help with the search.

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Police said the dog located the man who was hiding nearby.

A 34-year-old man was charged with assault with a weapon, mischief, breaching his probation.

Police said he made a court appearance on Friday.


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