Police K-9 nabs robbery suspect in Birmingham - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Police K-9 nabs robbery suspect in Birmingham

Atrax with his handler after nabbing a robbery suspect. Source: Karen Church Atrax with his handler after nabbing a robbery suspect. Source: Karen Church
Birmingham police say a man robbed this Dollar General in Ensley. Source: WBRC video Birmingham police say a man robbed this Dollar General in Ensley. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A Birmingham police dog helped nab a suspect police believe robbed a Dollar General in Ensley.

Police say the man robbed the store around noon Wednesday and was briefly chased by police before being captured on Avenue Z.

The suspect has not yet been charged but police say their two-and-a-half-year-old Malanois named Atrax cornered the man during a foot chase. No one was injured.

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