Police dogs chase down two men suspected of breaking into Woodford Green bookmakers

Two men were arrested after attempting to steal a safe from a Coral in Woodford Green. Picture: @Met

Two men were arrested after attempting to steal a safe from a Coral in Woodford Green. Picture: @MetTaskforce - Credit: Archant

Two men have been detained after allegedly breaking into a Woodford Green bookmakers with crowbars and attempting to steal a safe.

https://twitter.com/MetTaskforce/status/1220324226164514817

The Metropolitan Police's dog support unit confirmed in a tweet that officers were called to the Coral store in Snakes Lane East last night (Wednesday, January 22), after reports of two men attempting to break in.

The unit tweeted: "Males run on sight of dogs.

"PD Gemma and PD Freya deployed and detained a suspect each in straight chase."

The police have also reveal they suspect the vehicle the suspects had been driving was stolen.


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The safe was returned to the property.

The Metropolitan Police have been contacted for more information.

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