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Police Dog Helps Nab Robbery Suspect

YAKIMA, Wa -  A police dog at the Ellensburg Police Department helps them collar a criminal.

Police say that police dog - Rino - helped them track down a suspect last night who tried to rob a gas station convenience store.

The robbery happened at Conoco Gas Station convenience store on the west side of Ellensburg.  Police say the suspect showed a knife and demanded money from the employee.  Before the suspect escaped, the employee was able to grab the money.

Police were then called to the scene at which point Rino worked his magic, tracking the suspect's scent until he was found hiding in nearby bushes.