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Loyal police dog dies after assisting officers in King's Lynn area for a decade




Tributes have been paid to a police dog which has helped officers in the Lynn area since 2010.

Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs reported that the police dog Claude passed away this week.

Claude was due to retire this year and worked across both Norfolk and Suffolk, but mainly in the Lynn area.

Claude the police dog has passed away this week after ten years of service. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs
Claude the police dog has passed away this week after ten years of service. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs

A social media post by Norfolk and Suffolk Police Dogs said: "He has left big paws to fill."

King's Lynn Police posted in response to the news to say: "RIP PD Claude. Thoughts are with his handler."

Among those who also responded to the post to pay tribute to the dog were Kate Henderson who said: "Such sad news for you all and so close to retirement too.

"Devastating for all who knew and worked with PD Claude and my thoughts are with you all. Thank you Claude for your brave and loyal service; you will never be forgotten."



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