Two car burglars, busted and bitten by a Manatee County Sheriff's office k-9

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Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 8:59 am | Updated: 9:11 am, Mon Aug 26, 2013.

Bradenton, FL-  Two suspected are arrested after deputies say they broke into a car.  It happened early Monday morning at the apartment complex Champions Walk off 53rd Ave. west. 

The car owner spotted the two men inside her vehicle and called authorities.  When deputies responded the two men tried to run away.  K-9 deputy "Frankie" chased after the two suspects biting one after corning them.

Arrested was 21 year old Ethan Caton and 21 year old Nicholas Erwin. Both face charges of Burglary.

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1 comment:

  • boatingforme posted at 5:03 pm on Mon, Aug 26, 2013.

    boatingforme Posts: 10

    Now that's what I call taking a bite out of crime.



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