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Clever canine sniffs out Class A drugs [21/09/2007]
An intelligent dog followed his nose to find a sizeable store of Class A drugs in a park in Plymouth.

'The canine was walking with his owner when he sniffed out a back purse, which happened to contain more than £1,500 worth of cocaine and a block of cannabis resin, the Plymouth Herald reports.'

Commenting on the discovery, investigating officer PC Paul Coppola told the publication: "I guess the dog should really be working for the police.

"It appears the purse may have been stashed in the parkland, or may have been dropped either on purpose or accidentally."

He added: "Either way, someone will not be happy at losing so much."

Meanwhile in Banbury, Thames Valley Police were delighted to receive a special gift from the Coach and Horses pub.

The establishment gave them its security dog Zeus, a trained drug-sniffing canine, who managed to unearth a narcotics stash on his first day with the force.

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