German drug smuggler makes off with sniffer dog
German police hunt for a drug smuggler who fled with a sniffer dog recently
Niederkruechten -- Police were searching for a drug smuggler on Wednesday who made off with a sniffer dog in a customs officer's car after being caught with 200 grams of heroin.
The 37-year-old suspect was handcuffed and placed in the back seat of the vehicle after his arrest on Tuesday evening in Niederkruechten near the Dutch border.
While the officers were searching another car the man hopped into the front seat and sped off towards Holland with sniffer dog Amber in the rear cargo area.
The dog was discovered unharmed in the back of the abandoned car in the Dutch town of Weert on Wednesday morning.