Police K-9 tracks burglary suspect; arrest made near Oxford school

A burglary suspect was arrested after being tracked by an Oxford police K-9.

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An Oxford police officer responding to a burglary-in-progress call at 1:25 a.m. April 28 arrived to see the alleged burglar through a kitchen window.

The police officer said he recognized the suspect from numerous prior contacts and knew he did not live at the residence in the 300 block of West Vine Street.

Two windows had been broken out on the side of the house, according to the police report.

The suspect  fled on foot after seeing the officer outside the window, according to a police report.

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Two officers gave chase, but one turned back to get his K-9 partner. The dog tracked the suspect to an area near Kramer School, where he was taken into custody, according to police.

Dallas Hall, 18, was charged with burglary, obstructing official business and underage intoxication and taken to the Butler County Jail.

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