Tributes have flooded in for a West Yorkshire Police dog after it suddenly passed away at the age of five.
PD Bruce died yesterday after a short time with his handler PC Moore following the retirement of his previous handler.
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West Yorkshire Police Dogs said on Twitter: “It’s with a heavy heart we tell you of a tragic loss.
“Yesterday PD Bruce passed away very suddenly aged 5.
“Bruce had only been with PC Moore for a short time after his previous handler had retired but he was a cracking dog & great team & family member.”
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Tributes flooded in on the post from officers and members of the public alike, thanking Bruce for his service and passing on condolences to his handler PC Moore.
@PDCairoK9 said: “Very Sad News...my thoughts with his handler..one yorkshire”
@SYPOperations said: “Our thoughts are very much with PC Moore & The team and Griz..Bruce also worked with us and had some fantastic results..Sad Day”
@Amydeemo added: “Such sad news to read. Run free over that bridge PD Bruce. Thoughts and love to both handlers & families”