Police dog finds alleged robber

WA police dog Freddie
WA police dog Freddie

A police dog was used to track a man who allegedly robbed a pizza shop in Doubleview last night.

It will be alleged that 8.20pm a 24-year-old man threatened staff with a firearm at the shop on Scarborough Beach Road before leaving with a sum of money.

Police began searching the area and the alleged offender was found hiding in a backyard by police dog Freddie.

The money and a toy firearm were recovered.