Shreveport Police dog leads to arrest

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – A man suspected of breaking into vehicle at an apartment complex was tracked down by the dog and bitten, leading to his arrest.

Shreveport Police were called to an apartment complex around 2:30 Tuesday morning November 16th, in the 3500 block of Cedar Creek Drive to look into a reported prowler in the area.

Upon arrival, Officer saw the suspect leaving the property in a stolen vehicle. When they attempted to stop the car, the suspect fled on foot.

A Police K-9 unit, literally, was brought out to the scene and located the suspect hiding on a balcony of an apartment in the complex and the dog then attacked the suspect.

18 year old Nalaysion Ruthledge was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a dog bite.

Ruthledge is now booked into the Shreveport County Jail with three counts of simple burglary, one count of illegal possession of stolen things, one count of criminal trespass, and one count of unauthorized entry.

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