Police dog Bucky arrests alleged East Perth burglar

Bucky.
Police dog Bucky.
Bucky. Police dog Bucky.

POLICE dog Bucky helped catch an alleged burglar at an East Perth bottle shop overnight.

Police attended the Hay Street store at 10.25pm after reports of someone climbing onto the roof and breaking into the building.

Officers arrived at the scene and when the owner let them inside, police dog Bucky was sent in.

Police allege the 22-year-old woman had removed alcohol from the store and hid it in the roof.

She was reportedly hiding behind the shop counter when Bucky found her.

The Newman woman was charged with burglary and commit, stealing and damage – and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.