Police dog praised after finding Falkirk area drunk driver who fled from scene
A police dog has earned praise on social media after tracking down a drunk driver who tried to evade officers.
PD Saul found the man in a section of woodland in Bonnybridge on Saturday morning.
The man, aged 37, has been charged in connection with the incident.
Police Scotland Dogs tweeted: “In the early hours this morning (Saturday) a drunk driver made off from police in the Falkirk area.
“PD Saul was deployed to track. He located the male hiding in a wooded area.”
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “On Saturday, November 13, at around 3.35am, officers attempted to stop a car on Norwood Avenue, Bonnybridge.
“The driver made off on foot from officers but was traced a short time later in woodland in the area of Bonnybridge Golf Course.
“A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with road traffic offences and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”