Wood County’s new K9 officer catches assault suspect twice
WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) – Wood County’s new K9 officer apprehended his first suspect Friday night after the man allegedly assaulted another person and then fled into a wooded area.
According to a post on Constable Kelly Smith’s Facebook page, a man “brutally assaulted” another person and then fled into a nearby wooded area. At that point, Smith and Mata were asked to assist in the search.
“The felon attempted to flee again, but K9 Mata quickly apprehended him, and he was taken into custody,” Smith said in the Facebook post. “It was great, after K9 Mata and I caught our breath, seeing K9 Mata meet the law enforcement officers involved and how social he is with them.” Read More