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Police dog catches burglar hiding in the woods

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Police dog catches burglar hiding in the woods

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Bellingham Police canine was able to track down a suspected burglar over the weekend.

Whatcom County Sheriff’s Sergeant Scott Huso says a woman on Hampton Road encountered a man in her home around 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

The burglar fled into the woods, but not before taking the woman’s cell phone and wallet.

Nineteen year-old Robert Johnny from the La Conner area was found hiding in the woods.

Border Patrol agents and officers from the Bellingham, Lynden, Everson, and Sumas police departments responded to help catch the burglar.

All of the victim’s belongings were returned.