Derbyshire police dog stabbed four times will be 'back on duty soon'

A police dog who went through surgery after being stabbed four times with a knife is "recovering well", says police.

Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 4:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 4:17 pm
Police Dog Axle is doing well.

Police Dog Axle was left needing surgery after the incident on High Street, Riddings on July 4, after reports of a 'disturbance'.

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A spokesman from Derbyshire Dog Police said: "PD Axle sends his thanks to all who have mentioned and sent their best wishes to him and his handler.

"He’s recovering well and will soon be back on duty."